Rapid Lateral Flow Testing at Home

Some people are being asked to self-test for COVID-19 to help them stay safe and stop the spread of the virus. 

Self-test instructions

You must follow the instructions in your self-test booklet. The instructions for COVID-19 self-testing are available online in English and the following languages:

Report your result

You will be told how to report your result when you are given your test kit.

Reporting your result helps the NHS monitor the spread of the virus, reduces transmission, supports communities and helps to save lives.

If you have COVID-19

Find out what to do if you test positive including government guidance for self-isolation.




Below you can find an information graphic that Enfield County students can follow to understand how the swab will work. Although this may be a little uncomfortable, it is a rapid test which will allow test and trace to be more effective.


Student Testing - Visual

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Parent / Student - Positive / Negative Results

This visual summarises what a positive / negative result means for you and your household



Staff - Positive / Negative Result

This visual summarises what a positive / negative result means for Enfield County staff and their household

Staff Result

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