Covid 19 Frequently Asked Questions
Face Masks – The use of Face Masks in Northern Ireland is mandatory on Public transport only. For further information click here. However, this advice maybe subject to change. There are certain people who are exempt from wearing a mask, however the GPs will NOT be issuing an exemption note for patients. Please click on the following link to access and print a face covering exemption form.
Very High Risk Shielding Advice – Update – 08.06.2020
Covid19 – Contact Tracing Strategy – ‘Test, Trace and Protect’ – Details of the strategy can be found at this link
Any individual who develops symptoms of Covid 19 are advised to self isolate and book a test as soon as possible. On the following link – Covid 19 testing OR by phoning 119
The definition now includes:
A new continuous cough OR fever OR a loss or changed sense of normal smell or taste. Children over the age of 5 years old in Northern Ireland are eligible. Testing will take place at one of four testing centres.
Letters being issued to patients at very high risk of Covid 19 – Shielding
Patients who have a bereavement due to Covid 19 click on the link
Rescue Packs – Wrong Information on Social Media –Do Not Contact Us.
Community Pharmacy Opening Hours – Change
If you have symptoms of Covid 19 – Use this link – Do not ring the surgery.
Do you need Dental Care Treatment – Please contact your contact your Dental Practice, if you are not registered a list of dental practices can be found here.
Looking after your Wellbeing at home. Please click on the link.
If you need help. Please find a list of helplines available. HELPLINES