All adults in households with school age children without symptoms can now access regular rapid coronavirus testing.
There are three ways for you to access home testing kits for the adults in your household:
Through your employer. Your workplace may offer rapid lateral flow testing to you. Contact your employer to find out more.
By collecting a home testing kit from a local test centre, anyone aged 18 or over can collect 2 packs of 7 tests. Find your nearest home test kit collection point
By ordering a home test kit online . If you cannot get tested at your workplace, or are unable to go to a test site or collect test kits, you can order a home test kit online.
Alternatively you can take a rapid lateral flow test at a local testing site. Testing at these sites is assisted, which means you will swap yourself under the supervision of a trained operator. You may need to book an appointment.
Secondary school aged students who have consented to testing will be issued with home testing kits after they have completed 3 supervised tests in school.
What twice weekly testing involves
You will be asked to:
If anyone tests positive or gets coronavirus symptoms: