People in Northamptonshire can access to free coronavirus testing in the following locations today (Wednesday August 19) .
Market Square (walk in)
Northampton Former Opus car park on corner of Summerhouse Road & Deer Park Road (entrance on Summerhouse Road) Walk-in and drive through
Ford Parts Distribution Centre, Royal Oak Way South, NN11 8NT (Walk-in and drive through)
London Road car park, NN15 7QA (walk in)
James Ashworth VC Square, NN17 1QG (walk in)
Anyone experiencing any of the following coronavirus symptoms, however, mild, should isolate at home with the rest of their household and book a test:
> New, continuous cough
> High temperature
> Loss or change in sense of smell or taste
Tests can be booked online at nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.
People who test positive for COVID-19 will be helped by the NHS test and trace service to identify the people they’ve recently been in contact with so they can be alerted.
Anyone who has had close recent contact with someone with coronavirus must then self-isolate for 14 days, if they are advised to do so by the NHS test and trace service, to help contain the spread of infection.
For the latest information about testing availability in Northamptonshire visit www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-testing.