May 4, 2020 3.55 pm This story is over 42 months old

How key workers and relatives can get COVID-19 tests in Lincolnshire

If you are a key worker or live with someone who is, you could be entitled to a coronavirus test.

Testing for coronavirus has now been made available to vulnerable people, key workers and some of those close to them.

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has stated that testing is now available for all essential workers experiencing symptoms of the virus.

The testing is also open for anyone over 65 with symptoms, anyone with symptoms who cannot work from home or people who live with any of those identified above.

Job titles for those who cannot work from home includes construction workers, shop keepers, delivery drivers and emergency plumbers.

Social care workers and residents in care homes are eligible for testing, as well as NHS workers and patients even if they aren’t experiencing symptoms.

To check if you are an aforementioned essential worker, click here, and to book a test, click here.