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SWINEFLU
 

 

There is much confusing advice about the current flu pandemic.

The purpose of this page is to provide helpful links to the official source of information on the key issues.


IF YOU FEEL YOU MIGHT HAVE FLU -

Stay at home. Check your symptoms.

Call the National Flu Line 0800 1 513 100 or your GP for advice.

..........What are the symptoms?

..........What should I do next?


 

IF YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEBODY WITH FLU -

You are not normally infectious until you show symptoms of flu.

..........Should I still go to work?


 

HOW DO I GET TAMIFLU MEDICATION? -

You will be given a prescription or reference number to take to a pharmacy or distribution centre

..........Antiviral medication

..........Can I be vaccinated?


 

HOW CAN I REDUCE THE RISK OF CATCHING FLU?

Good hygiene will reduce the spread of the virus

..........Catch it, Kill it, Bin it


FURTHER ADVICE & INFORMATION -

GENERAL PUBLIC -

.....Direct Gov website

BUSINESSES -

.....Business Link website 

CHURCHES -

.....Communities & neighbourhoods website


ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

If you catch flu check your symptoms

Call the National Flu Line  0800 1 513 100  or your GP for advice - do not visit the surgery

If you are prescribed medication nominate a friend to  collect it for you

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 16 July 2013 07:58 )