People who are eligible for COVID-19 treatments need to be aged 12 or over, at the highest risk of getting seriously ill from COVID-19, have symptoms of COVID-19 infection, and have tested positive for COVID-19.

If you are eligible for the new COVID-19 treatments, the prescription is free.

Age UK has produced information on the antivirals available for COVID-19.

How to get treatment




Northern Ireland  

Information on taking care of yourself if you’re not eligible for antivirals

Information posted 12th April 2022