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Updated: Where to get Covid tests in Nottinghamshire – West Bridgford and Mansfield sites close

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


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

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

You can book in for a test at a mobile testing site, a fixed drive in site, walk through sites or for a home testing kit by calling 119 or via the online government portal. You must book in for a test prior to attending any testing centre.

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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.

Walk-through local testing sites in city can be found at:
– Forest Park and Ride, Nottingham City
– Newthorpe Street, 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

•  26 May – Mansfield Covid Test Centre closed from today

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

•  Rushcliffe Arena Covid test centre closed and removed from site

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:

Wednesday 26 May – Friday 28 May – Hucknall

Friday 28 May – Sunday 30 May – Broxtowe

Thursday 27 May – Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Please note: MTUs are sent to specific areas in response to local outbreaks and the above information may change. Please check this webpage regularly for further updates.

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:

To find out more about asymptomatic testing centres in the county, read here:

The content on this webpage was accurate when published at 15:30 on 26.05.21.


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