Elm Grove Primary School,
Brighton, BN2 3ES.
Tel: 01273 708004
Headteacher: Louise Willard
Regular symptom-free testing is available for households, childcare and support bubbles of school-age pupils. Everyone in these groups is recommended to get tested twice a week using rapid LFD tests.
Find out where to pick up your FREE lateral flow tests on the NHS website.
If you or your child have any of the above coronavirus symptoms, even if mild, please book a PCR test as soon as possible. Lateral flow tests should ONLY be used as symptom FREE testing. You can order a PCR test kit to be sent to your home or book an appointment at a walk-in or drive-through test site.
FREE Covid-19 vaccinations are available to children and young people aged 12-17 years, and any adult over 18. You can book your vaccination today or visit a walk in vaccination site. More information on vaccinating children and young people can be found here (https://www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/covid-19-vaccination/aged-12-to-17/).
The Autumn COVID-19 booster vaccine campaign is now also underway. Those in line for a booster jab include everyone aged 50 and over, frontline health and social care workers and those aged between 16 and 49 with an underlying health condition putting them at greater risk from the virus. More information can be found on the Sussex Health and Care Partnership website.
If you’re not legally required to self-isolate, but you are the parent or guardian of a child who has been told to self-isolate, you could be eligible for a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment or discretionary payment if all the following apply:
Please visit www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/sips for further information and to apply for a payment.