Coronavirus Testing

Walk-in sites can still accept walk-ins without an appointment, but only if you are displaying symptoms. The number of people that can be accepted without an appointment is significantly reduced at this present time. Free testing is available at Wellingborough’s test centre, which is situated at Market Square.

  • For those wishing to book a test in advance, please visit nhs.uk/coronavirus, or call 119. New booking slots are released around 6pm and each morning.
  • On September 24, the NHS launched its Covid-19 Track and Trace app.
  • The NHS COVID-19 app is part of our large scale coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and contact tracing programme called the NHS Test and Trace service in England. The app will be used, alongside traditional contact tracing, to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus.
  • The app allows people to report symptoms, order a coronavirus test, check in to venues by scanning a QR code and it helps the NHS trace individuals that may have coronavirus.

The app will help the NHS understand if the virus is spreading in a particular area, and so local authorities can respond quickly to

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