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Local Testing FacilitiesWhat to do if you test positiveRapid Testing
 

Got symptoms? Get tested – It works!

 
If you have symptoms of Coronavirus:
  • High temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • A loss of or change in your normal send of taste of smell
 
Please stay at home for 10 days and only leave the house to get tested. It’s nothing to be nervous about and the friendly staff will help you through the process – it’s simple, safe, confidential and will help protect everyone.

If you have covid symptoms, you must get a test.
 
Please book a test at http://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or call 119
 
Find NHS guidance on whether you are eligible for a test here
 

When Booking Your Test

  • When booking your test look for
    • Darnton Road Car Park LTS in Ashton (walk through) – open 7 days per week, 08:00 to 18:00
    • Beeley Street Car Park LTS in Hyde (walk through) - open 7 days per week, 08:00 to 18:00
    • Curzon Ashton MTU (drive through) – weekdays 10.30 -3.30
    • Etihad Stadium RTS – (drive through) - open 7 days per week, 08:00 to 18:00
  • PLEASE NOTE that face coverings are essential when attending Darnton Road or Beeley Street test centres.  If you or your child are unable to wear a mask you will need to access a PCR test at a drive through Regional Test Site e.g Etihad Stadium in a car or book a home test kit by phoning 119 or online at Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
LTS = local testing site, MTU = mobile test unit and RTS = Regional Testing Site


Testing for the visually impaired:

Be My Eyes partnership with DHSC - This partnership allows for those with sight loss to complete at-home testing through the support of the app and NHS staff
Be My Eyes users in the UK can now receive support with at-home COVID tests

 
Accessible testing from home - This press release covers all of the changes made to make at home testing more accessible for those with sight loss
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/covid-19-home-testing-kits-now-easier-to-order
 
RNIB what to expect - The Royal National Institute of the Blind have put together a guide of what to expect when receiving an at-home test
https://www.rnib.org.uk/news/campaigning/coronavirus-home-testing-kit-what-to-expect
 

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