Surge testing in Lancashire

Who should get a PCR test?

If you live, work or study in Lancashire, you should get a PCR test even if:

  • you have no Covid-19 symptoms
  • you have had one or both Covid-19 vaccinations
  • you previously tested positive for Covid-19 (over 90 days ago).

If you have tested positive with a PCR test within the last 90 days, you do not need to be tested.

Find out how to get a free PCR test.

If you have symptoms

If you have one or more of the following Covid-19 symptoms, you must isolate and book a test immediately:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

You can book a test online or by calling 119.


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