Coronavirus: testing for social workers

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced further expansion of access to coronavirus testing. Frontline social workers and care workers in England will now be able to obtain a coronavirus test regardless of whether they are exhibiting symptoms or not. The response to coronavirus is a national effort. Each of the devolved administrations have their own eligibility criteria and testing priorities, as set out in the links below.

Read the press release: Further expansion of access to coronavirus testing helps protect the most vulnerable
Read the news story: Coronavirus testing extended to social workers without symptoms of disease
Read the criteria for Northern Ireland: Testing for COVID-19
Read the criteria for Scotland: Coronavirus (COVID-19): testing for key workers in Scotland
Read the criteria for Wales: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing: your questions

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