- A high temperature
- A new continuous cough
- Loss or change of smell or taste.
It is vital people with symptoms are tested in the first eight days of having symptoms to help stop the spread of the virus.
You and your household must stay at home 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.
Ealing contact tracing
Ealing Council staff are supporting the NHS with contact tracing through telephone calls, door knocking and letters, to enable people to self-isolate when they have been in contact with an infected person. Staff will clearly identify themselves, will not ask for any money and be able to provide the last four digits of an individual’s NHS number for confirmation.