Coronavirus (Covid-19) Patient Information

Useful web addresses

1.How to protect yourself and others – https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/protect-yourself.html

2.Posters for cough etiquette for your school or business – https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/posters/Secondary%20English.pdf

3. Coronavirus and pregnancy – https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-pregnancy.html

4. Restricted movements and isolation – https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/self-isolation-and-limited-social-interaction.html

5. Patient information sheet for self isolation – https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/guidance/selfisolationathome/Patient%20information%20sheet%20for%20self-%20isolation%20%20V2.1.pdf

COVID-19 Update -14/3/20

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the rising numbers of cases, we ask that all patients who are unwell with a cold or flu like illness (i.e. cough/fever/shortness of breath/headache/aches and pains/sore throat) not to enter the practice without first telephoning Clifden Medical Practice and being assessed over the phone by one of our clinical staff. It is a necessary assessment to protect all other patients from possible cross contamination. Please review up to date guidance on COVID-19 on the hpsc.ie website.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic we ask that all patients who:

  • are unwell with a cough, fever or shortness of breath AND
  • have been in contact with a confirmed case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) OR
  • travelled from an area of high risk (Northern Italy/ Iran/ China/Hong Kong/Singapore/South Korea)

to please contact us by telephone on 095- 21224 before arriving to the clinic. We ask all our patients to keep themselves informed on the latest public health advice from hpsc.ie