- A high temperature
- A new continuous cough
- Or loss or change of smell or taste.
It is vital people with symptoms are tested to help stop the spread of the virus. If you have symptoms, you must get a test as soon as possible. You must book a test to a testing site online or by calling 119. You can order a home test kit if you cannot get to a testing site. Book a test here.
You need to get the test done in the first eight days of having symptoms.
From Thursday, 25 February, there are two new walk-through testing units for people with symptoms:
When you book a test, you will be shown the testing sites with available appointments closest to you. This might include:
- Featherstone Terrace car park, Southall
- Michael Flanders Centre, Acton
- Gurnell Leisure Centre, Greenford
These test sites are open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm.
Mobile testing units are also available in Gurnell Leisure Centre car park on these dates:
- Tuesday, 2 March
- Thursday, 4 March
- Saturday, 6 March
- Monday, 8 March
- Wednesday, 10 March
- Friday, 12 March
- Sunday, 14 March
- Tuesday, 16 March
- Thursday, 18 March
- Saturday, 20 March
- Sunday, 21 March
- Tuesday, 23 March
- Thursday, 25 March
- Sunday, 28 March
- Tuesday, 30 March
You and your household must self-isolate until you get your result. Read the advice on self-isolation.
You may be eligible for a one-off self-isolation support payment if you are on low income and receiving benefits. Find out more about the self-isolation payment before you apply online.
Practical support such as picking up your shopping or medicine is also available. Find out more at Ealing Together.