If you or a loved one have symptoms due to COVID infection, it's important to know when to seek medical advice. The following video and table will help you know what action to take and when to seek help.
Check if you need medicine to treat COVID-19
There are free medicines available for people who are most at risk of severe illness with COVID-19. You need to start these within the first 5 days of developing COVID-19 symptoms.
If you test positive for COVID-19 and have other health issues or long-term conditions, talk to your GP, community pharmacy, or health care provider as soon as possible. They will advise if COVID-19 medicines are suitable for you. Read more about antiviral medicines for COVID-19 infection.