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Why is regular covid testing important?

Lateral flow tests are really important. Although you might feel fine, you could still have coronavirus with no symptoms. Even people who have had both coronavirus vaccines can catch and spread the virus without knowing.

In order to protect others, remember to do a lateral flow test twice a week. Here’s a video that shows you how to do a lateral flow test.

If you test positive, you’ll need to book a PCR test. View the guidance on self-isolation here.

Check out this TikTok video from Tessa McGuire and Public Health Northamptonshire that shows the importance of regular testing. Stay safe!

 

 

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