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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice.

Get a rapid lateral flow test

Read government information about lateral flow device testing for households and bubbles of pupils, students and staff of schools and colleges

In Dorset parents and carers can get a test:

Help, advice and support for residents during COVID-19

If you are clinically vulnerable or need to self-isolate, get advice and support to access food, medicines, vaccinations and more

If you have been told to self-isolate or you are caring for a child who is isolating and are on low income or benefits you may be entitled to the governments NHS Test and Trace support payment.  Apply for a £500 one off self-isolation payment.

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Business and employers

Support for businesses dealing with the disruption caused by COVID-19

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Financial and emotional support for residents

We are reaching out to anyone struggling financially or emotionally because of COVID-19

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Schools and families

Information on the re-opening of schools, childcare and school transport

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COVID-19 in Dorset

Latest updates and statistics from Public Health Dorset


Communities and volunteering

Details of the community response in Dorset


Get a test

Get a free NHS test today to check if you have coronavirus

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