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:
If you have any of these symptoms, you should get tested for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 test is free, easy and quick.
Most people can check if they have COVID-19 by doing a rapid antigen test.
You should do a rapid antigen test if you:
If your rapid antigen test is positive, you must register your result on the Service NSW website or app. You can ask a carer or loved one to do this for you, or call 13 77 88 for help.
If you require or prefer a PCR test (nose and throat swab), you can find a testing location that is close to you and accessible:
If you are deaf or hard of hearing, when you are getting tested you can write on paper or type on your phone to tell the person who is testing you that need them to write down questions or information.
Sometimes, it may be better for you to be tested by someone you know. For those with fear of the test, this may make it a little easier. This might be your GP, a support worker, or even a family member under the supervision of your GP.
For more information contact your GP or refer to Guidance for health care service providers and carers on alternative approaches to COVID-19 testing for people with disability.
Transcript: How to do a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT)
Getting tested for COVID-19
What happens when you get your COVID-19 test results?
COVID-19 car testing
COVID-19 hospital testing