Free rapid testing for everyone-Telford and Wrekin

Everyone is now being asked to TEST TWICE PER WEEK to help stop the spread of Covid-19.
It’s simple to do and here’s how:

IF YOU ARE FEELING WELL (with no symptoms):

Pick up a home testing kit and simply test at home twice a week

From April 12th, you can collect home testing kits from the below libraries and leisure sites:
◾️ Southwater Library, 10am – 5pm Monday-Saturday
◾️ Wellington Library, 10am – 5pm  Monday-Friday, 10am -1pm Sat - Closed Wed
◾️ Abraham Darby Leisure Centre, 9am – 3pm, Monday-Sunday

The following sites are also open for collection:

Monday–Friday, 9am–2pm & 2.30pm-7pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am–2.30pm
◾️ The Place – Oakengates (closed on Saturdays)
◾️ The Anstice – Madeley
◾️ Cosy Hall – Newport

Monday-Sunday, 2:30pm-8pm:
◾️  Ironbridge Park and Ride site
◾️  Legges Way Car Park, Madeley
◾️  The Place Car Park, Oakengates
◾️  Donnington Wood Bowling Club
◾️ Wrekin Road Car Park, Wellington

To find your nearest collection site click here: Find your nearest collection centre

Collect a test kit from your local pharmacy - find your nearest pharmacy

Anyone over 18 can collect home testing kits and no appointments are needed

-You can get a rapid test at a community testing site

  • ◾️ The Place – Oakengates,
  • ◾️ The Anstice – Madeley
  • ◾️ Cosy Hall – Newport
  • ◾️ or participating pharmacies

To book an appointment click on this link Book an appointment

-Get tests through your employer. Please check with your employer to see if this option is available to you.

Home Tests:

- Order online - if you can’t use the options above, you can at this link order a home test kit online.

When testing at home,  you will need to register your results online or by calling 119. If you have a positive result, you should self-isolate and book a confirmatory PCR test.


This information has been provided courtesy of Telford & Wrekin Council

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