Guidance

COVID-19: guidance for taking swab samples

Videos and instructions for how to take swab samples for COVID-19 testing

Documents

How to take a combined throat and nose swab (postal version)

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How to take a combined throat and nose swab (courier version)

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Details

These guidance materials show to use swab testing kits in order to collect samples for coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) testing.

Published 23 April 2020
Last updated 2 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added 2 new how to swab for COVID-19 testing videos for social care staff.

  2. First published.