19 July 2021
Free walk-in COVID-19 tests are available from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s own pop-up COVID-19 testing units which are located in the Ellesmere Port area this week.
As of 19 July, the pop-up testing units will be located at:
The testing units will be open every day from 9am to 4.30pm and also will give Lateral Flow Tests (LFT) tests to anyone who does not have any COVID-19 symptoms.
- The Groves Sports and Social Club, Chester Rd, Whitby, Ellesmere Port CH66 2NZ
- Ellesmere Port Catholic High School, Capenhurst Ln, Whitby, Ellesmere Port CH65 7AQ
Government recommends that everyone tests for COVID-19 twice a week regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or not. Free test kits are also available to collect at the mobile testing units.
One in three people with COVID-19 do not show any symptoms so these twice-weekly tests are aimed at people without symptoms, to help stop people from spreading it unwittingly.
Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should book a PCR test at: www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.
PCR test appointments can also be booked at the Local Testing Sites in Little Roodee and Sealand Road.
The pop-up testing units are owned and run by Cheshire West and Chester Council and deployed in areas of need which are showing increasing cases of COVID-19.
For more information about testing in the borough visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/c19testing.
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