There are several options for getting tested for Covid-19 in Sandwell
You MUST get a PCR test if you have Covid-19 symptoms (a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a change to your sense of taste or smell)
You CAN CHOOSE to get a test as a precaution if you have the following other symptoms:
- aches and pains
- feeling very tired for no good reason
- sore throat
- runny nose
- tummy ache in children.
- You can get free rapid test kits to use at home twice a week from many pharmacies. Rapid home testing kits are for people aged 18 or over who do not have symptoms to use twice a week. Find your local pharmacy where you can pick up home tests
- Important: if you have symptoms you MUST book a test for symptomatic people. You must not book a rapid test.