Mobile testing for coronavirus returns to Harrogate this week - here is when and how to book

A mobile coronavirus testing site will return to Harrogate this week for anyone showing symptoms to get tested.

Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 7:00 am

The drive-through facility will set up at the Hydro Leisure Centre on Jenny Field Drive on Wednesday, July 15 and Sunday, July 19.

It is being organised by the Department of Health and Social Care who have warned people to not just turn up but make an appointment first.

There are two ways to do this depending on which testing group you are part of.

The drive-through facility will set up at the Hydro Leisure Centre on Jenny Field Drive. Photo: Gerard Binks.

Anyone who is showing coronavirus symptoms should register for a test on the NHS website at www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

People who don’t have access to the internet, or who have difficulty with the digital portals, can ring the new 119 service to book.

Key workers and members of their household should register for a test on the government website.

Tests can be booked at www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test-essential-workers from 8pm the night before.

By Jacob Webster, Local Democracy Reporter

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