How to stay safe and help prevent the spread

Take steps to stay healthy and safe, while helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Register a positive rapid antigen test (RAT) result

From 12 January, you must register a positive rapid antigen test result:

  • when you receive your result.
  • every time you get a positive result

If you have tested positive and registered your result, you can:

  • quickly understand your relative level of risk based on your personal circumstances
  • access support services available from NSW Health

Register your COVID-19 test result

Read more about managing COVID-19 safely at home

Learn about what happens during a COVID-19 test, getting the result, and what the result means.
Rapid antigen tests are a quick way to detect COVID-19. They are an additional tool to help to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community.
What you need to do if you are exposed or are a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Case locations

Check the latest NSW Health advice about COVID-19 case locations.

COVID-19 case locations and contact tracing

Find a testing clinic

If you have only one symptom, get tested and self-isolate straight away.

When to get tested

Find a clinic near you

COVID-19 vaccination

Get your COVID-19 vaccination to protect yourself and your loved ones.

How to get vaccinated in NSW

Book your vaccination


  • Service NSW  information and advice for NSW residents and businesses, phone 13 77 88
  • National Coronavirus Helpline – information on COVID-19, phone 1800 020 080
  • Coronavirus Disability Information Helpline – information and referrals for people with disability, phone 1800 643 787
  • Translating and Interpreting Services – free help in your language, phone 13 14 50


Related apps

Service NSW App

Service NSW

You can check in to COVID Safe businesses who are using their NSW Government QR Code, via the Service NSW app.


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