Do I have a higher risk of getting the coronavirus if I have epilepsy? According to doctors at Epilepsy Society there is no evidence of increased risk of coronavirus infection in people taking antiepileptic medications. Therefore, it is important to keep taking your epilepsy medicine as usual throughout any illness. For further details go to https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/epilepsy-and-coronavirus-covid-19-faqs#.XnIWOYj7Tcs
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The charity is based in East Kent at Whitstable United Reformed Church United Reformed Church , Middle Wall, Whitstable Postcode CT5 1BW but the office is closed due to the Coronavirus Covid 19 Outbreak until 1st June 2020 subect to subsequent reviewin the United Kingdom and members come from Swale, Canterbury, Thanet, Dover, Shepway and Ashford Districts.
We aim to help and support all those in the area with an interest in epilepsy whether as patients, parents, spouses, carers, teachers or health professionals.
We meet at Headway House, Kent and Canterbury Hospital Ethelbert Road Canterbury CT1 3NG (directions) on the first Monday of each month except January and August at 6.30 p.m.Meetings are currently suspended due to the Coronavirus Covid 19 Outbreak until 1st June 2020 subect to subsequent review
The charity has no paid staff and relies on a small number of volunteers. It relies entirely on grants and donations for its continuation.
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