Notes from George Mediclinic on what to do when you experience symptoms.

If you are experiencing symptoms like sore throat, coughing and fever, the best advice would be to self-isolate at home. If you have been in contact with foreigners or have recently returned from abroad and have symptoms you are welcome to have yourself tested at the George Mediclinic Emergency Centre between 08:00 and 16:00. The test samples leaves from George to Cape Town every day at 17:00 and the results will only be available within 72 hours. After 16:00 please only visit the Emergency Centre if you have severe symptoms.

If possible, pre-notify the Emergency Centre (044) 803 2053 that you are on your way for the test. We have set up a designated safe area where the tests are done to avoid walking through the hospital. Please follow displayed directions.

This service is for private paying or medical aid patients and the same service and procedure is available at George Provincial Hospital. The cost at Mediclinic is R 1000 with R 250 extra if you do not have a file. The cost at the Provincial hospital is free.

Please note that no hand sanitiser or face masks are being sold at Mediclinic George to the public or any health care professionals.

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20 years ago Herman and his wife Carina, with their 2 daughters moved to George in the beautiful Garden Route region of South Africa. He has a passion for the people of the region and is involved in many humanitarian projects. He is co-owner of the popular Facebook group called Georgiete Staan Saam with a membership of 71 000. He is a connector and an activist for unity and works tirelessly to help all communities in George and the Garden Route to realise that the answer for the political, business and socio-economical problems of the area is to stand together, plan together and working together at a common sustainable goal of alleviating poverty. Herman is the CEO of the Love Garden Route NPC and is one of the founders of the Love George movement. He is the owner and founder of the LoveGeorge News platform and the online radio stations RadioCSA. For 30 years Herman specializes in web development and web design and through his business also offer web-hosting, email-hosting and domain-hosting. As a Pastor he has presented over 40 men's and women's camps where the main focus is to assist and guide Christians in discovering their true calling and then activate them into their true Prophetic and Apostolic calling.