Coronavirus symptom checker

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Coronavirus symptom checker

Published at 12:37pm 20th March 2020.

Find out what to do if you think you have symptoms

The 111 online assessment is being updated with new information from the Chief Medical Officer.
It will ask you a few questions and tell you what to do next.

Click here to go to the NHS symptom checker and click START NOW

 COVID-19 is caused by coronavirus. It’s a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways.

The NHS says you should stay at home if you have either:

  • a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
  • a new, continuous cough – this means you’ve started coughing repeatedly
  • Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
  • You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.
  • Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you’re staying at home.

Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
  • Use the 111 coronavirus service

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

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