Surgery Times: Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

18 CATHERINE STREET WATERFORD

051 - 875338 / 877317

Update on Corona Virus 2022

Covid 19 related medical issues – in particular Phone calls and Covid Tests is a FREE Service to Medical Card AND private patients .

In Summary – if you have symptoms of Covid 19 – self isolate and do an Antigen or PCR test – see below.

  • If the test is positive you need to self-isolate for a minimum of 7 days after the onset of symptoms .If you in  a very high risk group  to becoming very unwell  there are special medicines that should be considered in your medical  care . Let your Gp know as soon as possible if you have a positive PCR test if you are a vulnerable person .
  • If a PCR test is negative you can stop isolating … and can return to normal activities once you are well for  48 hours .
  • If you do an Antigen test and it  is negative you may still have Covid 19 – the virus may not have been detected in the test you did …. it is good practice to isolate , wear a mask and avoid meeting vulnerable people / crowds whilst you remain unwell . It is also a good practice to repeat the  antigen test if you continue to have symptoms at least every 2 nd day x 3 tests in total.

Links to up to date HSE advice :

What to do if you suspect you might have contracted Covid 19 -> HSE information 

FREE PCR test at our local test centre in Kilcohan . This is the link -> Book a FREE PCR  test 

HSE advice on what test you should have -> which test to book PCR or antigen?

Recovering from Covid 19 – see this link with lots of useful content including videos about breathing , visual content about exercising etc.-> what to expect /what to do 

WE ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING COVID 19 BOOSTER CLINICS.

IF YOU ARE DUE /OVERDUE A BOOSTER YOU CAN BOOK AN  APPOINTMENT

 

Our strength is in offering a continuous, personalised medical service in a reliable, friendly, caring environment.

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