COVID 19 Health Guide for Portugal

in News · 19-03-2020 11:38:00 · 0 Comments

The government have released a guide in English for those concerned about the coronavirus.

The medical advice regarding coronavirus states that if you have a recurrent and persistent cough or a fever of over 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher that you should preventively stay at home for 14 days and call SNS24 on 808 24 24 24 which will direct you to the most adequate health institution

If you think you are infected with coronavirus the government states to stay at home and not to go to work, school, the pharmacy or any heath care unit or hospital.

You are advised to contact the national health service (SNS) only when you feel your symptoms will not improve at home, when your condition deteriorates or if your symptoms have not improved after 14 days.

Health service contacts (SNS)

If you have a question about COVID 19, please email

If you suspect you have COVID 19, please call 808 24 24 24

If you have questions about quarantine medical absence leaves and to provide assistance to relatives, please call 300 502 502.

What can you do to prevent the spread of Coronavirus?

- Ensure you clean your hands

- Keep social distance

- Respiratory etiquette

- Follow advice about staying at home

For further information regarding Portugal, please visit


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