If you feel unwell, you should use the app to check if you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). The app will ask you questions about your symptoms. It will then tell you whether or not your symptoms mean you may have the virus.

If your symptoms could be coronavirus, you will be able to book a test through the app. You should self-isolate while you wait for your test results. Read more information about how to self-isolate and what support is available for you.

If your symptoms are different from coronavirus symptoms, or if you need more urgent medical care, there are other NHS resources to help you.

If you have an urgent medical problem

If you have an urgent medical problem and you’re not sure what to do, you should use NHS 111. You can answer questions about your symptoms on the NHS 111 website or call to speak to a trained adviser. To use the phone service just dial 111. You can ask for a translator if you need one.

Depending on what you need, NHS 111 can help you to:

  • find out what local service can help you

  • connect you to a nurse, emergency dentist, pharmacist or GP

  • get a face-to-face appointment if you need one

  • find out how to get any medicine you need

  • get self-care advice

  • In a life-threatening emergency dial 999. Read more about when to call 999.

The NHS App

The NHS has its own NHS App where you can find out about a range of NHS services. It also has its own symptom checker to help you find trusted NHS information and advice on hundreds of other conditions and treatments, as well as your nearest medical help.