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There are 2 different coronavirus tests. One tells you if you have coronavirus now, the other tells you if you’ve had it before.
Anyone with coronavirus symptoms can get a test. Coronavirus symptoms are:
Get a free NHS test to check if you have coronavirus.
PLEASE RING YOUR GP SURGERY OR CALL NHS 111 - DIAL 111.
Your local council, workplace, university or school may offer you a test even if you don’t have symptoms.
Sites are being set up where people without symptoms can take tests.
During national lockdown, some local councils are prioritising people who can’t work from home.
Find your local council.
There’s a separate testing service for care home residents or staff members. You can still get tested even if you do not have symptoms.
You may need to get tested if you’re due to have surgery or a procedure.
The hospital will arrange this for you. Contact your hospital department if you have any questions.
Antibody tests are to help the NHS and scientists learn more about who has already had the virus and how it has spread in the UK.
Free NHS antibody tests are only available to some people. This depends on: