Everyone who lives or works in Stockton-on-Tees can now be tested for COVID-19, even if you don’t have symptoms.

You can leave your home during the national lockdown to have one.

There are two types of free test available – one for people with symptoms and one for people without.

If you do have symptoms:

If you have any of the following symptoms, no matter how mild, you must stay at home and book a test at www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test or by calling 119 as soon as possible.

If you do not have symptoms:

If you do not have any symptoms you can book a test at HERE or call 01642 528474 test centres at Splash in Stockton, Thornaby Pavilion and Billingham Forum (from 20 January).

The test takes less than 15 minutes and the results will be available in 20-30 minutes.

But remember you must book, you can’t just turn up.

Please do not come if you have been asked to isolate as a contact of someone who has COVID-19.

If you need help because you are self-isolating please contact our Covid Community Hub

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