Fairview Covid Policy
If you have a cough, fever or symptoms of coronavirus we ask that you please book a telephone appointment and not attend the practice. A doctor will assess your symptoms over the phone and if ask you to attend the practice.
If you have symptoms that could be caused by Covid such as a cough, high temperature, shortness of breath or loss of sense of taste or smell for less than 10 days, please take a PCR Covid test.
You do not need to take a PCR Covid test if it has been more than 10 days since your symptoms started, unless you have any of the following symptoms:
- A high temperature, or feel hot and shivery.
- A runny nose or sneezing.
- Nausea or vomiting.
Lateral flow tests are used for patients who have no symptoms to see if they have Covid and are unaware of this.
Published: Jun 3, 2021