Important! Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Information and advice on coronavirus is available on the Public Health Wales website. Please check the information on the website before you decide whether you need to contact 111 (all Wales coronavirus service).
The latest official announcements from Powys County Council, Welsh Government, Powys Teaching Health Board, Public Health Wales and UK Government.
Powys county council:
Powys County Council is following UK, Welsh Government and Public Health Wales advice.
Updates from our Services
Businesses must ensure ALL the correct safety measures are in place and that the current restrictions are adhered to.
Our Public Protection Officers help to ensure that businesses remain compliant. Please report any concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org / 01597 827460
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- Coronavirus Fraud and Scams: Information and advice about phishing emails, spoof websites, and many other scams as criminals are exploiting fears surrounding the Coronavirus.
Powys Teaching Health Board:
Public Health Wales:
Public Health Wales is working closely with the Welsh Government and the other UK public health agencies to carefully monitor the situation and implement their planned response, with measures in place to protect the health of the public.
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- The latest information and advice for the public
Medical Help and Advice
NHS Direct Wales and NHS 111 Wales:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom checker
This symptom checker is suitable for anyone living in Wales and can be used for people of all ages.
This service can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
- you think you might have coronavirus
- you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus
- You need a self-isolation note for your employer
Go to the 111 coronavirus service
How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus
wash your hands with soap and water regularly - do this for at least 20 seconds
always wash your hands when you get home or into work
use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
- do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.