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Medical Services

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CORONAVIRUS TESTING

Should you think you may have the Coronavirus, you will need to obtain a doctor’s note before you are able to be tested.

The nearest testing is done at Sandton Mediclinic by Lancet:

  • Medi Clinic Sandton, Peter Place and Main Road, Bryanston, Sandton, Phone:011-5493780

The Government is rolling out testing in various areas but it is NOT suburb-wide just yet as is being reported. They are starting with identified Hotspots. We will keep you posted.

 

Blairgowrie Pharmacy:

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  • 70 Conrad Drive, Blairgowrie: 011 787 5777
  • Lockdown business hours:Deliveries: Deliveries still being done in Blairgowrie. Please EFT and give at least 1 days’ notice. Alternatively, the pharmacy will come to your car if you’ve paid by EFT. Give us a call from the parking lot.
    • Mondays - Fridays: 09:00 - 17:00
    • Saturdays: 09:00 - 14:00
    • Sundays & Public Holidays: 09:00 - 13:00
  • Baby Clinic: closed during lockdown. All other clinic services are to be arranged with the Sister in advance.
  • Very strict access control measures will be put into place for the safety of our customers and staff.
  • NO non-essential items will be sold during the lockdown period.
  • We encourage customers to avoid cash payments due to the risk of spreading the virus.
  • Ensure that a 1,5m distance is kept between you and other customers at all times.
  • NOTE! Should you feel unwell and/or experience Coronavirus-related symptoms (sore throat, coughing or fever), please do not visit the pharmacy. Rather phone us to ask for assistance and advice.

 

Doctors:

Premier Health Centre:

13 Mackay Avenue Blairgowrie: 010 591 2223
Please refrain from coming in to the centre if you are experiencing any sort of Flu-like symptoms, rather call us on 010 591 2223 or email Drclaire@premierhealthcentre.co.za or online bookings on recomed.co.za

Drs. Castelyn & Godwin @ the Premier Health Centre

  • There will only be 1 secretary. Please don’t call unless an emergency.
  • Times: 10am to 4pm – for consults in rooms (ONLY BY EMAIL BOOKING)
  • We will be on email from 8am to 6pm.
  • No Walk ins please as we need to limit infection risks.

We are requesting the following:

  • Chronic Scripts: Please email us the script you require; medicine and dosage.
  • If you require bloods tests; we will defer these until further notice as this is currently not essential. Please discuss with us if there blood tests you feel are essential.

If you have cold & flu symptoms:

  • If you have mild symptoms please consider yourself “POSITIVE” as this is the most likely consideration with the symptoms of the virus.
  • Mild symptoms do not generally require further medications: panado, flu preparations and fluids should be adequate to manage symptoms.
  • NB: No NSAIDS ie: ibuprofen, myprodol, genpayne, mybulen, panamor, K-fenac
  • Isolation for 14 days from the onset of symptoms.
  • Please consider everyone in the family as positive
  • Progression to worsening and/or severe symptoms (shortness of breath, difficulty breathing and persistent fevers >38C): please contact us to arrange consultation so that we are able to provide you with the care needed.

 

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