Coronavirus – advice for Hanover staff

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Information Page

​This page provides guidance to all staff about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the steps that Hanover (Scotland) are currently taking to support our staff.  A fact sheet for staff providing guidance on how best to deal with and report absence from work is available on the Hub. Advice should be sought from HR if you are not sure what to do or your manager is unavailable.

HRsupportCOVID19@hanover.scot is the mailbox for all HR-related questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

People with symptoms suggestive of coronavirus – a fever or a new cough – should stay at home and self-isolate for seven days.  If symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days you should phone NHS24 (111), NOT your GP.

You can return to work after seven days if your health has improved.

Common symptoms of coronavirus include:

  • high temperature or fever and/or
  • new continuous cough
  • recent shortness of breath

A free helpline has been set up for those who do not have symptoms but need general advice: 0800 028 2816  

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