About this test – Many people with coronavirus (COVID-19) have mild, or even no symptoms, but can still spread the virus. With regular self testing we can slow the spread and help protect the most vulnerable in our families and communities.

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) COVID-19 Self-Test (Rapid
Antigen Test) is a swab test to check for transmissible coronavirus (COVID-19).

How often you should test may vary depending on your
circumstances and current national or local guidelines.

This test is suitable for the following people:
Adults aged 18+ Self-test and report, with assistance if needed.
Adolescents aged 12 – 17 Self-test and report with adult supervision. The
adult may conduct the test as necessary.

Children under 12 Children under 12 years of age should be tested by an adult. Do not conduct this test if you do not feel confident testing a child. Do not continue the test if the child feels any pain.

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