The new NHS COVID-19 app, now available to download for free in England and Wales, is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community.
The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user’s privacy.
What the app does
Trace – get alerted if you’ve been near other app users who have tested positive for coronavirus.
Alert – let’s you know the level of coronavirus risk in your postcode area
Check-in – get alerted if you have visited a venue where you may have come into contact with coronavirus
Symptoms – check if you have coronavirus symptoms and see if you need to order a free test
Test – helps you book a test and get your result
Isolate – keep track of your self-isolation countdown and access relevant advice