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Live in the Wakefield District? Posted on 21 Aug 2020

You can now get a free test to check if your symptoms are signs of coronavirus – see information below.

Get a test to check if you have coronavirus

Live in the Wakefield district? You can now get a free test to check if your symptoms are signs of coronavirus.

  • A high temperature
  • Feel hot to touch on your chest or back
  • A loss or change in what you can normally smell or taste
  • A new continuous cough.  This means coughing a lot for more than one hour or 3 or more coughs in a day.  If you usually have a cough then this might be worse at this time

Even if you think the symptoms are mild, you should get a test as soon as possible.

If you have coronavirus symptoms, do not wait.

Tests are quick and easy to do and are one of the best ways to protect your family and your community.

Tests can be taken at one of the local drive-in test sites located around the district if you have a car.

If you cannot drive or travel for whatever reason, we can deliver a test for you to do at home.

Book your own test online at: https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/antigen/name

Or

If you need help to book a test call 01924 22 44 97

For general information about coronavirus and how to get help go to: www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information

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