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Let’s work together to protect our Tameside community


Toolkit  Local Outbreak Plan




 

Please stay at home, except for specific purposes such as education, work (where you cannot work from home), healthcare, shopping for essential items and outdoor exercise.

Please do not meet with people you do not live with or who are not part of your support bubble. However you are permitted to exercise with or visit an outdoor public space such as a park or the countryside with one person from outside your household but please keep your distance still.
 
And remember…..
Keep your social distance – It works!
Wash your hands regularly – It works!
Self isolate if you have symptoms or are identified as a close contact – It works!
Wear a face covering – It works!
We’re in this together and can overcome this together
 

Got symptoms? Get tested

To control Coronavirus, testing and tracing must become a new way of life. If you have any of the following symptoms, no matter how mild, you need to self-isolate and get a test immediately so that it’s within 5 days of being symptomatic;
 
  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • a loss of or a change in your normal sense of smell or taste
 
To book a test or order a home testing kit visit:
www.nhs.uk/coronavirus  or call 119

 
There are a number of testing sites in Greater Manchester for you to book an appointment at, but we are making more and more local testing sites available here in Tameside for easier access. It’s simple, safe, confidential and will protect everyone.


 


If you test positive, NHS Test and Tracing will contact you to trace people you have been in close contact with.

If you’re told you have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, please self-isolate for 14 days even if you aren’t showing any symptoms.
 
Please play your part so we can safely return to a more normal way of life.


If you are self-isolating and have no family, friends or neighbours to support you please call 0161 342 8355
 


 
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