Test Trace Protect - Self isolation guidance and advice


This page provides advice and support for Flintshire residents who have been contacted by the North Wales Test Trace Protect Service and who have been asked to self isolate.

Self isolation rules 

For guidance on how to self-isolate and look after yourself at home if there is possible coronavirus infection in your household go to www.gov.wales/self-isolation-stay-home-guidance-households-possible-coronavirus 

Self isolation when returning from abroad 

For guidance on the self-isolation rules when returning from abroad go to www.gov.wales/exemptions-self-isolation-coronavirus-covid-19-html   

When to book a test

If you begin to experience symptoms of COVID-19 you should book a test immediately, self isolate and stay at home until you receive the results. For more information about test results go to www.gov.wales/getting-tested-coronavirus-covid-19

If you are a confirmed contact, when a contact tracer calls you, they will advise you to self-isolate immediately and book a PCR test as soon as possible, and again on day 8. For more information go to https://gov.wales/contact-tracing-your-questions#section-43138 

Apply for a test at www.gov.wales/apply-coronavirus-covid-19-test or call 119.

Practical support whilst you are self-isolating

If you have been contacted by the North Wales Test Trace Protect Service and asked to self isolate, please speak to the team member who calls you about any practical support you may need during your self isolation period. 

Mental health and well-being support

If you are concerned about your own mental health and well-being or if you are concerned about someone else please click here

Keeping active and engaged

Although you cannot leave the house during your self-isolation period it is important to keep yourself active and engaged.  Below you will find links to some activities you can enjoy at home.

Aura Leisure Zoom fitness classes www.aura.wales/fitness-class-programme/ (online classes can be found at the bottom of the page)

Aura Libraries digital library resources  www.aura.wales/libraries 

Theatr Clwyd Mold What's on online www.theatrclwyd.com/whats-on/online

NHS Fitness Studio exercises www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/

NHS 10 minute workouts www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/10-minute-workouts/

NHS sitting exercises www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/sitting-exercises/ 

NHS strength exercises www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/strength-exercises/