Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Garden City Surgery57/59 Station RoadLetchworth Garden CityHertfordshire, SG6 3BJTel: 01462 624000
The surgery uses an emergency out-of-hours service for patients after 18:30 until 08:00 the following morning on weekdays, and from 18:30 on Friday until 08:00 on Monday morning.
Please ring 01462 624000 and you will be diverted to the Out of Hours service.
NHS walk-in centres provide treatment for minor injuries and illnesses seven days a week. You do not need an appointment and will be seen by an experienced NHS nurse.
Luton NHS Walk-in Centre 14-16 Chapel Street Luton Bedfordshire LU1 2SE Tel: 01582 556400
Urgent Care Centre New QEII Hospital Howlands Welwyn Garden City Herts AL7 4HQ www.newqeii.info
For advice on any medical conditions or symptoms, please ring NHS 111 on 111.
NHS 111 is a confidential telephone advice line which is staffed by nurses and open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you have any health problems, an NHS 111 nurse will advise you on who you should contact for the right treatment, based on the symptoms you describe and the information you supply.
For deaf people or those hard of hearing there is a textphone service available on 18001 111. For those whose preferred language is not English, there is the choice of a confidential translation service.
Find out more at www.nhs.uk/111
Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.
The Practice will be closed for staff training on:
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