Covid-19 testing station will be set up in South Northamptonshire this week

Book online NOW if you have a new cough, high temperature or can't taste food

By Kevin Nicholls
Sunday, 14th June 2020, 5:15 pm

A mobile Covid-19 testing station will be set up in South Northamptonshire this week as the nation's battle against the virus continues.

The unit is stationed at Silverstone for three days from tomorrow (Monday June 15) until Wednesday and anyone showing symptoms of the deadly bug is urged to sign up via the Government website.

A video shared by the Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership showed what to expect when you turn up for a test.

Testing is strictly by appointment only — which can made online HERE — and is only for those with Covid-19 symptoms

These symptoms include a new, continuous cough; high temperature; loss of or change in sense of smell or taste

Similar unit have been in operation in Northampton, Kettering and Corby in the last week or so. Essential workers will be given priority for appointments.

Mobile units are only in a location for a few days. They use a one-way system that allows people with appointments to either walk-in or drive-through for testing.

A mobile Covid-19 test station will be set up in South Northamptonshire this week

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