Key Health Messages

With thanks to Duddingston Corona Help.

NHSInform is the NHS Scotland hub of information while NHS.UK is all UK Corona information.

General Corona Health

Corona/COVID19 from NHSInform ( lots of info):

NHSInform

Stay at Home Advice

Health Protection Scotland (NHS) –

Infection Prevention and Control ( for healthcare workers too) https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/a-to-z-of-topics/wuhan-novel-coronavirus/

Looking After Yourself and Others

NHS UK Self Isolation advice:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice

NHS Inform Stay at Home Advice:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-stay-at-home-advice

How to wash your hands – NHS:

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands

How Long Does the Coronavirus Last on Surfaces?:

https://www.wired.com/story/how-long-does-the-coronavirus-last-on-surfaces

Information for children, young people and families from Great Ormond Street:

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/news/coronavirus-covid-19-information-children-young-people-and-families

An expert guide to social distancing – and what to do if friends and family aren’t onboard

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/16/how-to-social-distance-convince-friends-family?

Home care for patients with suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection presenting with mild symptoms, and management of their contacts

https://www.who.int/publications-detail/home-care-for-patients-with-suspected-novel-coronavirus-(ncov)-infection-presenting-with-mild-symptoms-and-management-of-contacts

Mental Health

Information from BBC about protecting mental health:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799

Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak:

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Older People

Age concern advice for older people and their families:

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland/information-advice/health-and-wellbeing/coronavirus

Information for people affected by dementia:

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/blog/coronavirus-covid-19-information-people-affected-dementia

Pets

PDSA – Can pets catch Coronavirus:

https://www.pdsa.org.uk/what-we-do/blog/vet-qa-can-pets-catch-coronavirus

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