Patient/Carer Notice – Wuhan Coronavirus

Statement as at 28 January 2020

To all Patients and Carers,

As you may be aware there has been an outbreak of a novel (new) coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which has originated in Wuhan, China. Information about the incubation period, the rate of infection and the source of the virus is still emerging.

As a precaution could you please contact reception/administration staff if you have an appointment within the next 14 days and you have:

  • been to Wuhan City or Hubei Province, China within the last 14 days (particularly if you are exhibiting signs of fever or respiratory infection), OR
  • had close contact with a confirmed case of 2019-nCoV,

If you have any concerns or would like further information, the Director of Nursing is available to speak with you on 07 3736 3010.

Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

Yours faithfully,

Vision Eye Institute


通知

新型冠状病毒

2020年1月28日

 

对所有患者和随同人员:

如您所知,最近爆发了源自中国武汉的新型冠状病毒。有关新型冠状病毒的潜伏期,感染率和来源的信息仍在不断涌现。

作为预防措施,如果您在接下来的14天内有预约,请告知接待或管理人员:

• 最近14天内是否到过武汉市或中国湖北省(特别是如果您有发烧或呼吸道感染的迹象), 或者
• 与确诊的新型冠状病毒病例曾密切接触,

如果您有任何疑问或需要更多信息,我们的门诊经理或护理总监可以与您交流。

感谢您在此问题上的合作。

此致

 

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