Coronavirus in South Ayrshire

The latest guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including social distancing and advice for staying at home can be found at http://nhsinform.scot/coronavirus.

If you've developed a new continuous cough, a fever/high temperature, or loss or change in taste and smell, however mild, you must book a coronavirus test as soon as possible and self-isolate immediately for 7 days. Do not go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital.

You should only phone 111 if your symptoms: have not improved after 7 days; are severe; or you have shortness of breath and worsen during home isolation.

You should also phone 111 if you develop breathlessness or it worsens, especially if you: are 70 years old or over; have underlying poor health; have heart or lung problems; or have a weakened immune system, including cancer or have diabetes. 

If you have a medical emergency, phone 999 and tell them you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

Information on coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Sign Language is available here, and here