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On Tuesday 10 March, Health Matters feature on the James Cameron morning show on Paisley FM 107.5 features again on Covid-19 with Renfrew Health Centre Practice Nurse Jeanette Tiffoney.

Jeanette has updates on the virus including the new advice line issued by the Scottish Government, call free on 0800 028 2816.

Also mentioned on the programme by Jeanette and James is this website which provides factual information and stats: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Contacts and further information

Coronavirus symptoms and health advice

Common symptoms of coronavirus include:

  • high temperature or fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath

Public health advice can be found at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) on NHS Inform.

A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816.

The Scottish Government approach is guided by the Chief Medical Officer, and the government continue to monitor the situation closely and to work with the WHO and international community.  The Scottish Government is working with the Welsh Government, Northern Ireland Executive, and the UK Government to respond to the ongoing outbreak.

Jeanette also talks about referral issues and on why patients should attend the optician with eye problems.