06th March 2020 by Gary

COVID 19

Corona Virus-COVID-19

Esk Dental Care takes the safety of our staff and patients very seriously.  As you will be aware there have now been confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tayside and Grampian regions.

The symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a cough
  • a high temperature
  • shortness of breath

But these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have the illness as they are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu.

Current guidance is that most people can continue to go to work, school and other public places such as dental practices;  you only need to stay away from public places if advised to by the 111 online coronavirus service or a medical professional.

Esk Dental Care politely request that, as per current government guidelines,  you rearrange your dental appointments until after a period of isolation if you have been to a Category One country, or if you have been to a Category 2 country and are displaying signs or symptoms of the virus.

Category 1: Hubei Province China, Cambodia, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo in South Korea, Any Italian town under containment measures

Category 2: Cambodia, Iran , China, Hong Kong, North Italy, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, South  Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam