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Sore Throat? Double Swab for COVID-19 & Strep A

This flyer, produced by Apunipima Cape York Health Council, can be put up in your health clinic. It is a reminder do a double swab for any patient presented with a sore throat - one for COVID-19 and one for Strep A. 

Remember, sore throats could be a sign of COVID-19 or a Strep A infection, which left untreated could lead to Acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF) or Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD).

This flyer, produced by Apunipima Cape York Health Council, can be put up in your health clinic. It is a reminder do a double swab for any patient presented with a sore throat - one for COVID-19 and one for Strep A.
Developed by 
Apunipima Cape York Health Council
Year of publication 
2021