Covid-19 testing available for unpaid carers in Northants

This message is for the attention of unpaid carers in Northamptonshire, who are classified as essential workers and therefore qualify for prioritised COVID-19 testing.

We have been asked to send out the following information by Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – we apologise for the short notice, but this information has only just come in.

COVID-19 testing availability for key workers – Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 May 2020

A temporary drive-through COVID-19 testing facility for key workers is open at St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton, today and tomorrow (Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 May).

If you have symptoms of coronavirus (new, continuous cough or high temperature) you can book an appointment at the facility by registering for a test on the Gov.UK website.

You will need to bring:

• Identification confirming your key worker status – click here to see who qualifies: https://r1.technology-trust-news.org/5JV0-17RN-3BX4E-L9KS-1/c.aspx
• A smartphone

The testing site is located in the southern car park of the St Andrew’s Hospital site, accessed from Cliftonville Road opposite the Wollaston BMW showroom (NN1 5SZ).

Contact us Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
General Enquiries: 01933 677837 Carers Support Line: 01933 677907
Email: carers@northamptonshire-carers.org
Website: http://www.northamptonshire-carers.org
Fundraising donations: http://www.localgiving.com/northampotnshire-carers

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