Anyone who has symptoms should get tested for COVID-19.
A symptom is a sign that you might be sick.
The symptoms of COVID-19 include:
- scratchy or sore throat
- runny nose
- feeling short of breath
- loss of your sense of taste
- loss of your sense of smell.
If you have any of these symptoms, you should get tested for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 test is free, easy and quick.
Where to get tested
You can find a testing location that is:
You can call your GP or the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080 for help finding a testing location that is right for you. If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can call the National Relay Service.
When you are getting tested you can write or type on your phone or paper to tell the person who is testing you that you are deaf or hard of hearing and need them to write down questions or information.
You can also find a COVID-19 clinic.