Residents who need to be out and about during the lockdown are being urged to have regular COVID-19 tests, even if they don’t have symptoms.
We know that one in three people who have the virus show no symptoms, so it is important we identify more of the “silent spreaders” of the virus if we are to break the chain of infection.
They are called Lateral Flow Tests, which offer results in about 30 minutes.
Staffordshire residents can book here:
Derbyshire residents can book here:
These tests are designed for people who do not have symptoms. If you have symptoms, you need to book testing via the usual website or by calling 119 https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test Anyone who is self-isolating as a close contact should only book a test if they develop symptoms and this should be booked through the national system only.
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