COVID-19 Lateral Flow Testing
On Sunday (28 February), the Government announced that households with primary school, secondary school and college age children, including childcare and support bubbles, will be able to test themselves for coronavirus twice a week at home.
Households, childcare and support bubbles of primary, secondary and college staff and adults working in the wider school community, including bus drivers and after school club leaders can also be tested.
The twice-weekly test kits can be accessed:
- Via employers if they offer testing to employees
- At a local test site
- By collecting a home test kit from a test site
- By ordering a home test kit online.
The guidance provides information on who can be tested and how people can get a test.
All households with children of school age to get 2 rapid COVID-19 tests per person per week - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Read Government announcement in full
Rapid lateral flow testing for households and bubbles of school pupils and staff - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)