This is all down to what the symptoms are.
If your child has any of the coronavirus symptoms which indicate that they need a test then they, and everyone else in the household, including siblings, should isolate straight away.
A runny nose, blocked nose or a sore throat are currently not recognised symptoms that would require a test.
Book a test if you or your child has:
You should also book a test if you have been instructed to by Test and Trace as a contact of someone who has tested positive.
If your child is feeling unwell with different symptoms, you should treat those as you normally would.
Where can I get a test?
If you require a Covid-19 test please call 119 or visit the government website here. Please keep trying as appointments are released throughout the day.
NHS111 are not able to arrange or advise how to obtain a Covid-19 test. If you require clinical advice about your symptoms please go to NHS111 online or call 111.
You can book a test using the gov.uk online portal.
You can also get a test for Covid-19 at the drive-through centre at Bristol Airport or by visiting the walk-through centre in the car park of the University of Bristol’s Victoria Rooms near the Clifton Triangle.