Follow this advice if you're told by the NHS Test and Trace service that you've been in contact with a person who has coronavirus (COVID-19).
Stay at home for 14 days
If you're told you've been in contact with a person who has coronavirus:
If you live with someone at higher risk from coronavirus, try to arrange for them to stay with friends or family for 14 days.
If you have to stay in the same home together, read about how to avoid spreading coronavirus to people you live with.
If you get symptoms of coronavirus
If you get symptoms of coronavirus (a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste):
What to do when you get your test result
If you test negative (you do not have coronavirus):
If you test positive (you have coronavirus):
Read more about when to self isolate and what to do.
If you do not get symptoms of coronavirus
If you do not have any symptoms of coronavirus:
How NHS Test and Trace will contact you
You'll be contacted by email, text or phone.
Text messages will come from the NHS. Calls will come from 0300 0135000.
Children under 18 will be contacted by phone wherever possible and asked for their parent or guardian's permission to continue the call.
You'll be asked to sign in to the NHS Test and Trace contact tracing website at https://contact-tracing.phe.gov.uk.
If you cannot use the contact tracing website, they will call you.