Due to increased infection control measures, required at this time for Covid 19, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, will be temporarily suspending hospital visiting effective immediately except for those visiting in exceptional circumstances, as determined by each ward manager.
There are a number of Covid and non-Covid-19 patients presenting to the ED. We ask the public to consider their care options, if possible. Please consult with your GP or pharmacist before attending ED in Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan.
We advise patients to only attend the hospital ED if absolutely necessary.
Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan would like to assure people that anyone seriously injured or ill will be assessed and treated as a priority.
We’d also like to remind the general public that anyone who is experiencing Covid-19 like symptoms (see below) to please contact their GP in the first instance. Please avoid coming directly to ED if you feel you might need to be treated for Covid-19 or you wish to have a test.
Getting an early diagnosis from your GP means you can get the help you need and take steps to avoid spreading the virus if you have it.
Covid 19 symptoms:
- Fever (high temperature – 38 degrees Celsius or above)
- A new cough – this can be any kind of cough.
- Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties
- Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal.