21 April 2021
Anyone aged 16 and over can collect free COVID-19 home testing kits from locations across the Island as well as from local pharmacies.
As we’re out and about more, get tested to keep yourself, your friends, family, colleagues and customers safe. Tests are easy to take and you get the result in 30 minutes.
Please keep an eye on our Keep The Island Safe website – it’s where we’ll post the latest information about test sites and kits.
Local businesses have been so excited to see you again.
Everyone has worked so hard to make sure they are COVID-secure and ready to welcome you.
Share your favourite COVID-secure places on the Island with us by posting a photo, video, or review on social media using #KeepTheIslandSafe. We’d love to show them off!
Help us to keep the Island safe by following guidelines when you’re out and about, visiting shops, heading to the gym or having lunch in a pub garden.
Where else in the UK can you get lost in the countryside and still never be very far from the sea?
A unique and natural adventure playground, the Island offers something for everyone in the great outdoors. Whether you’re into hiking or wandering, moseying or mountain biking, sunning or surfing, make time to rediscover your Island this spring and reconnect with nature.
Learn something, try something or go somewhere new and find a new appreciation of the varied landscape we call home.
Go to visitisleofwight.co.uk for what’s on, where to eat and things to do.
As you spend more time outside of the home, please plan your days out. Hands, face, space, fresh air remains vital. Everyone age over 16 can pick up free rapid response COVID home test kits for people without symptoms.
Enjoy the Island safely.
Are you heading out and about or meeting up with others again?
Remember the golden rules to keep the Island safe:
Our actions make a big difference.
These are the latest published vaccination and COVID-19 stats for the Isle of Wight, from NHS England and Public Health England, respectively.
Cases are expected to fluctuate as we come out of lockdown and the government’s programme of rapid response testing for people without symptoms is rolled out.
You can read the full report here: https://www.iow.gov.uk/covid19_data
The COVID-19 statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by Public Health England on 19 April 2021 at 4pm including data up to 18 April 2021.
The vaccination statistics for the Isle of Wight, published by NHS England on 15 April 2021 including data up to 11 April 2021.
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