A Covid-19 self-test is an antigenic test that can be taken and read on its own, according to the instructions provided by a professional and after reading the conditions of use and the "user guide" provided at the time of purchase. The result is determined in fifteen to twenty minutes, according to the manufacturer's instructions.
The distribution of the self-tests will be handled by staff trained by health professionals. Students and staff can obtain self-tests from their College or department.
Guide to using the self-test
When to get tested or self-tested ?
- Isolate yourself immediately and inform the people with whom you have had risky contacts in the 7 days preceding your test (contact without mask within 2 m) ;
- Report to the university health service via the "need help" section to carry out the tracing ;
- Confirm the self-test by performing a PCR in a laboratory by making an appointment as soon as possible (the search for the variant will be done at the same time).
- Continue to apply the protective measures, the correct wearing of the mask, the physical distancing.