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COVID-19 - Rapid lateral flow tests - government guidance

Following the rollout of rapid lateral flow home testing the government have published guidance around this.

You can find out who is eligible at the moment for twice-weekly testing and how to get tested if you do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). This guidance is for people without symptoms.  This guidance from the government is called Households and bubbles of pupils, students and staff of schools, nurseries and colleges: get rapid lateral flow tests

Also the guidance COVID-19 rapid lateral flow home test kit instructions has a step-by-step guide available in different formats including easy read on how to use your rapid lateral flow home test kit to test yourself for COVID-19 if you do not have symptoms. 

A press release on the 5 April has now stated that everyone in England will be able to access free, regular, rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing from 9 April, the government has announced.  To read more on this please use this link to the GOV.UK website