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Where to get a test across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

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PLEASE NOTE: The content on this webpage was accurate when published at 20:00 on 09.04.21. The location of MTUs is subject to change in response to local outbreaks. We will endeavour to update this information as soon as possible.

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.

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.
Where to get a test
There is a fixed testing drive-through site located at County Hall car park on Loughborough Road in West Bridgford, Nottingham.

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

In county, walk-through local testing sites can be found at:
- Central Avenue car park, Worksop
- Civic Centre car park, Mansfield
- Castle House car park, Newark
- Druids Inn car park, Arnold
- Rushcliffe Arena, West Bridgford
- Albion Street car park, Beeston
- Market North car park, Sutton-in-Ashfield

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:

Monday 19 April - Wednesday 21 April - Retford

Monday 19 April - Wednesday 21 April - Nottingham City

Monday 19 April - Wednesday 21 April - 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: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/get-a-covid-19-test

To find out more about asymptomatic testing centres in the county, read here: https://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/care/coronavirus/asymptomatic-community-testing-for-covid-19

The content on this webpage was accurate when published at 20:00 on 09.04.21.

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