Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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).

Latest information

Powys county council:

Powys County Council is following UK, Welsh Government and Public Health Wales advice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily update
Latest official announcements from Welsh Government, Public Health Wales and UK Government, Powys County Council and Powys Teaching Health Board.

Updates from our Services

Community Groups: A list of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community pages on Facebook
 

Powys Teaching Health Board:

Information and guidance on Coronavirus COVID-19
 

Welsh Government:

Help and support for businesses
Support packages for business in Wales during the coronavirus outbreak.

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. 

Latest information and advice for the public
Including self-isolation advice, travel advice, guidance for schools and information for parents or carers

Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This statement will be updated daily at 3pm
 

Medical Help and Advice

NHS Direct 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.

NHS 111:

NHS 111 online coronavirus service
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
 - in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus - see the coronavirus advice for travellers
 - you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus

Go to the 111 coronavirus service
 

How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus



 

Do

  • wash your hands with soap and water often - 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

Don't

  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

 

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