Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom-free testing FAQs

Why you should get tested

Why get tested? SHOW


Who can get tested? SHOW


I am a key worker, can my family get tested too? SHOW


Why should I get tested if I have no symptoms? SHOW


Why would I take the risk of a test – if positive, I’ll have to self-isolate? SHOW


About the tests

What does the test involve? SHOW


What type of tests will be used? SHOW


Why Lateral Flow Tests? SHOW


Is the test safe? SHOW


How accurate is the test? SHOW


Testing for workers who cannot work from home

Where can I get tested? SHOW


Do I need to book? SHOW


Can I book multiple appointments? SHOW


Do I need to do anything else? SHOW


What if I have symptoms or I am self-isolating? SHOW


What if a member of my household is self-isolating? SHOW


Testing for individuals who have sustained contact with children

Where can I get tested? SHOW


Can I book multiple appointments? SHOW


Do I need to do anything else? SHOW


What if I have symptoms or I am self-isolating? SHOW


What if a member of my household is self-isolating? SHOW


Collecting test kits

What do I need to bring? SHOW


How do I take my test at home? SHOW


What do I do with my results? SHOW


Going for your test at one of the sites

When should I arrive for my test? SHOW


What do I need to bring? SHOW


What are the parking arrangements? SHOW


What facilities will be available onsite? SHOW


What should I do when coming for a test? SHOW


Getting your results after your booked test

How will I receive my results? SHOW


Your results

What happens if I get a negative result? SHOW


What happens if I test positive? SHOW


What does self-isolation mean? SHOW


How do I self-isolate? SHOW


Do the people I live with have to isolate? SHOW


Will my contacts be traced? SHOW


How do I cancel my appointments? SHOW