Cheshire West and Chester Council's pop-up COVID-19 testing units offering free Lateral Flow Tests in Ellesmere Port and Frodsham from 17 January

17 January 2022

Free walk-in Lateral Flow Tests (LFTs) are available from Cheshire West and Chester Council’s own mobile pop-up COVID-19 testing units which will be located in Ellesmere Port and Frodsham next week.

As of 17 January the pop-up testing units will be located at:
  • Outside Asda, Mercer Walk, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BE. Opening Monday 17 January to Friday 21 January each day from 9am until 3.30pm
  • Frodsham Leisure Centre, Princeway, Frodsham, WA6 6RX. Opening Monday 17 January to Friday 21 January each day from 9am until 3.30pm 
Fixed LFT testing facilities are also located at the Dingle Centre in Winsford and Stanney Oaks Leisure Centre in Ellesmere Port.
Attendance at any of these testing facilities do not require an appointment and all sites offer home testing kits to take away although supplies are limited.

The current approach to testing in the borough is not part of a surge testing programme but is in response to testing where COVID-19 rates are relatively high.

The pop-up testing units will provide a free LFT test to anyone who does not have any COVID-19 symptoms.  

This type of test is good at picking up people who have no symptoms but are infected with COVID-19 and so may be unknowingly spreading the disease. 

Government recommends that everyone tests for COVID-19 twice a week regardless of whether they have been vaccinated. Free home test kits are readily available at participating local pharmacies or online and are also available to collect at the pop-up testing units.

For more information about testing in the borough visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/c19testing.
 

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