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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