Rapid COVID-19 lateral flow test kits - Free to collect from most Pharmacies

Posted 18th Apr 2021
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Rapid COVID-19 lateral flow test kits
Help keep everyone safe by routinely testing at home twice a week, even if you have no symptoms, with a free at-home COVID-19 lateral flow test kit. Simply visit your local store in England to collect your box of 7 rapid tests, follow the instructions in the box to take your sample and get your results in the comfort of your own home in 30 minutes.

Who is this service for?
You can only use this service if:
You don't have coronavirus symptoms
You live in England
You're 18 or older
You've not been told to self-isolate
You can't get tests from your work, school college or university

How much does a test kit cost?
Tests kits are free, and can be collected from most pharmacies

How do I take the test?
You’ll need to take a sample from the back of your throat, near your tonsils, and from your nose using the swab included. The swab is then dipped in a solution which is then dripped onto the lateral flow test paper pad. This generates a reading and your result.
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