COVID-19 testing and self-isolating

Find out about symptoms of COVID-19, how testing works and where you can get tested.

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Learn about the symptoms and diagnosis of COVID-19.
Learn who needs to get tested for COVID-19 and which test you should take.
Most people can now use a rapid antigen test (RAT) result to confirm they are positive for COVID-19.

Concession, Pensioner, Health Care, and Veterans cardholders, people with disability, their carers, and immunocompromised people are eligible for free RAT tests.

If you need a PCR (nose and throat swab) test, find a testing clinic that is open near you.
Find out what happens during a PCR test for COVID-19 and getting the result of a test.

Self-isolate when you get a test, have COVID-19, arrive from overseas, are a household contact with symptoms, or at high risk of getting COVID-19.

If you live with someone who has COVID-19 or you are a close contact, follow these guidelines to help protect your loved ones and your community.

Learn about testing positive to COVID-19 and how best to safely manage COVID-19 at home.

How personal information related to COVID-19, collected through case interviews and contact tracing, is used and disclosed by NSW Health.

Information on the legislation that helps to monitor, respond to and protect the community from outbreaks of COVID-19.

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