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COVID-19 | Essential information

March 10, 2020
6 minute read
Cristian Halati
Currently, the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the UK to the public has been raised from low to moderate by the UK Chief Medical Officer. The status of the threat is changing on a daily basis, however there are certain steps we can all take to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Educating yourself on the symptoms and signs of coronavirus as well as the essential ways to avoid catching or spreading it is of paramount importance. Below is a summary of medical advice issued by the NHS and the Chief Medical Officer which will provide you with COVID-19 help.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Patients with COVID-19 experience:

It is important to keep in mind that these symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as the cold and the flu. Having these symptoms does not necessarily mean you have COVID-19, however if you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or recently come back from an affected area – call NHS 111.

For more information on symptoms please visit:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

How to avoid catching or spreading COVID-19


For more information on steps you can take to limit the spread please visit:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/common-questions/

How Phlo can help

We’re here to help. You can contact Phlo directly as we can help deliver your prescriptions to you in real-time, on-demand across London. Our experienced and trusted pharmacists are also on hand to help and provide additional support should you need it. However, remember to always call 111 first should you have any concerns.

If you think you need medical help

The NHS 111 has introduced an online coronavirus service that can give you advice.

Call 111 if:

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

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