Coronavirus – Other Services & Useful Links

Book a free Covid-19 test

Get a free NHS test today to check if you have Coronavirus.
You can have a test (swab test) to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) now. You can choose to take the test:

  • at a test site near you today and get your result tomorrow
  • with a home test kit

To find out more, and to book a test, please click here.

NHS Test and Trace

  • If the NHS Test and Trace service contacts you, the service will use text messages, email or phone.
  • All texts or emails will ask you to sign into the NHS Test and Trace contact-tracing website.
  • If NHS Test and Trace calls you by phone, the service will be using a single phone number: 0300 013 5000.

Further details on the NHS Test and Trace service can be found here.

Your Covid Recovery

As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind.
These changes should get better over time, some may take longer than others, but there are things you can do to help.
Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.

To visit the Your Covid Recovery site, please click here.

Other Services and Support

Carers Support
East Cheshire Carers Hub are still open and can offer support by phone and email. Contact them directly on 0300 303 0208 (Mon – Fri, 8am – 6pm) or by email on enquiries@cheshireeastcarershub.co.uk.

Cheshire East Council has launched a service offering support to unpaid carers during the Covid-19 outbreak. For more information about this service, please click here.

Dental Care
If you are in need of urgent dental care, are in pain or need support then please phone your usual dental practice. All dental practices should be able to provide advice and management to you over the phone. This includes giving advice, guidance and prescriptions, which you can collect from your local pharmacy.

If you do not have a dentist, please call the Cheshire & Merseyside Dental Helpline on 0161 476 9651. They will assess you and provide advice over the phone which may result in a remote consultation with a dentist.

Domestic Abuse
You are not alone. For anyone affected, you can get in touch with Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Hub on 0300 123 5101. For more details, please click here. 

Click here for the Safety and Wellbeing Guide. 

Fraud
Beware of online scams and fraud during the Covid-19 outbreak.

We have received reports of a possible scam. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for cervical screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details. These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme. The Action Fraud Line has been contacted.

Pregnancy
To view the latest guidance and advice for pregnant women and their families, please click here for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists handy FAQ. 

Safeguarding Adults
Safeguarding adults means protecting adults at risk from abuse or neglect. If you have any concerns or need any support, please contact Cheshire East Adult Social Care on 0300 123 5010.