If you feel very unwell, phone 999 and tell the operator of your symptoms and travel history. Please do not visit your GP or the Emergency Department at the hospital unannounced.
The symptoms that you should be aware of are:
- Muscle ache (fatigue, exhaustion)
- Headache (sinus pain, pain around eyes)
- Loss of smell/taste
- Sore throat
- Fever (high temperature, rigors, chills, can’t get warm.)
- Shortness of breath, chest tightness
- Continuous new cough
However, if you do start to experience any symptoms, no matter how mild, please contact the Clinical Helpline by calling 01481 756938 or 01481 756969.
The helpline is there to give you advice seven days a week between 8am and 8pm. It is important that you tell them about your travel history when you contact them.