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Coronavirus: Where to get a test in Nottingham and Notts

 Mobile Testing Unitss are sent to specific areas in response to local outbreaks.

There are a number of ways to access a Covid-19 test across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

This includes if you have symptoms of Covid-19 and also if you don’t have symptoms.

If you have symptoms of coronavirus which are any of: a high temperature, a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste, you should get a test as soon as possible. The test involves taking a swab of the nose and the back of the throat.

How to book a Covid-19 test
There are a number of ways to access a Covid-19 test across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. You must book in for a test before attending.To book a test, visit: www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test or call 119.

What happens after the test
You will receive your test result via text or email within 72 hours. If your test is positive, you must self-isolate immediately. For more information on receiving your result, visit the NHS website. For more information on getting a test, read our COVID-19 testing FAQs below.

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Walk-through local testing sites in city can be found at:
– Forest Park and Ride, Nottingham City
– Duke Street car park, Bulwell
– Southglade Leisure Centre car park, Bestwood
– Nottingham University: Park Campus
– Nottingham University: Jubilee Campus
– Nottingham Trent University: Clifton Campus

In county, walk-through local testing sites can be found at:
– Central Avenue car park, Worksop
– Castle House car park, Newark
– Druids Inn car park, Arnold
– Albion Street car park, Beeston
– Market North car park, Sutton-in-Ashfield

Mobile testing units (MTUs)
Mobile testing units (MTUs) are located at temporary locations to help increase access to coronavirus testing. Over the next week, MTUs can be found in the following locations:

Tuesday 7 September – Sunday 12 September – West Bridgford
Tuesday 7 September – Sunday 12 September – Mansfield
Thursday 9 September – Sunday 12 September – Broxtowe
Thursday 9 September – Friday 10 September – Retford
Friday 10 September – Sunday 12 September – Worksop
Saturday 11 September – Sunday 12 September – Gedling

Please note: MTUs are sent to specific areas in response to local outbreaks and the above information may change.

Covid-19 testing if you don’t have symptoms
If you don’t have symptoms of Covid-19, there are asymptomatic testing centres in our city and county where you can go for a Covid-19 test.  Around one in three people have coronavirus without showing any symptoms. The community testing programme can help identify people who have the virus but are unaware that they are infectious.

To find out more about asymptomatic testing centres in the city, read here: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/get-a-covid-19-test

To find out more about asymptomatic testing centres in the county, read here: https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/coronavirus/asymptomatic-community-testing-for-covid-19

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