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.
If your symptoms could be coronavirus and you live in England there is no longer a legal requirement for people with COVID-19 to self-isolate, however the public health advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people if you have a high temperature and do not feel well enough to go to work or do your normal activities. Take extra care to avoid close contact with anyone who is at higher risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19. Read more about the latest guidance in England.
If your symptoms could be coronavirus and you live in Wales, you will be able to book a test through the app. You should self-isolate while you wait for your test results. Read more about the latest guidance in Wales.
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.