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If you have travelled anywhere (overseas or domestic, by plane, train or cruise) or been in direct contact with anyone who has or is suspected to have CORONAVIRUS in the last 14 days, or are in self isolation

OR you have any symptom

– fever

– cough,

– sore throat

– difficulty breathing

– muscle aches

– diarrhea, vomiting

Do not come into the clinic.

Instead please CALL US on 3357 8192 and we will arrange a telephone consultation with one of our GPs.

Telephone consultations available.

If you need to see you GP, we recommend you consider a telephone consultation

What can you do to reduce your risk of becoming infected with coronavirus:

 

1) Careful and frequent hand washing (hand sanitisers are ok if you are out and about). Remember that surfaces may be contaminated (eg door handles, lift buttons, light switches).

 

2) Avoid touching your face.

 

3) Follow cough etiquette (either cough into a tissue and dispose of it or cough into your elbow). Wash your hands.

 

4) Get plenty of sleep and eat a healthy diet.

 

5) Social distancing particularly for people over the age of 60, especially if you have a chronic disease. Do not shake hands or share cups. Stay 1.5m away from other people.

 

For the latest go to www.health.gov.au, or download the Australian Government’s Coronavirus app.

From the Blog

Resources

Qld Health
https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19

Department of Health
https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

Coronavirus Health Information Line-for general questions
1800 020 080

Health Direct-to check your symptoms and speak with a registered nurse
www.healthdirect.gov.au or ph 1800 022 222

Smart Traveller-get the latest travel advice
www.smarttraveller.gov.au

We have heard that the phone lines have been inundated so there may be a wait.
In an emergency hang up and dial 000.

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We are also posting further information and tips on our Facebook page. Eg. correct handwashing technique and hand sanitiser use. Please check it out and share it with your family and friends.

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