Do you have no symptoms?

If you have no COVID-19 main symptoms or any other symptoms and even if you have been vaccinated, test yourself twice a week - it's free and easy-to-do.

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 have no symptoms but can still spread the virus to others.


Here’s how you can get tested:


Order home test kits

Visit the GOV.UK website to order home test kits

The test kits will be delivered by post, normally within 48 hours. 

If testing at home, you will need to visit the GOV.UK website to register your results online or by calling 119. You should self-isolate if positive and order a confirmatory PCR test by visiting the GOV.UK website.

Children who go to primary school or younger children do not need to test.


Collect home test kits

Visit the NHS website to find your nearest home test kit collection point

Anyone aged 18 or over can collect testing kits - there is no need to book an appointment to pick-up your testing kit.

You can take home 2 packs of test kits (14 tests in total)

If testing at home, you will need to visit the GOV.UK website to register your results online or by calling 119. You should self-isolate if positive and order a confirmatory PCR test by visiting the GOV.UK website.

Children who go to primary school or younger children do not need to test.


Book an appointment for assisted tested

A number of community pharmacies across the borough continue to offer assisted testing at their premises.

Visit the Central Health Solutions website to view pharmacies and book an appointment

The service is for everyone over the age of 11.

Assisted testing is now closed at the following sites: The Place, Oakengates, The Anstice, Madeley and Cosy Hall, Newport.


Contact your employer, if your employer provides testing

Some employers may be offering lateral flow testing, please check with your employer to see if this option is available to you.

Anyone with main or precautionary Covid-19 symptoms should book a free PCR test online or by calling 119.

Last updated: 11/06/2021 14:29