Sefton to host mobile coronavirus testing sites throughout October

Sefton to host mobile coronavirus testing sites throughout October

by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

SEFTON is set to host mobile coronavirus testing units across the borough through October.

In addition to Crosby, Litherland and Crosby, in October Mobile Units will also begin visiting Aintree Race Course, which will see it's first visit on Saturday, October 3. Walk-through test centres, opposite Bootle Town Hall and at Southport Town Hall, will be open from 8am to 8pm.

Anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms of a high temperature, persistent cough or loss of taste or smell– should get a test. To get a test, people need to have make an appointment first at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or call 119.

The October dates locations for Mobile Test Units are:

Thursday 1st   Litherland

Friday 2nd      Litherland

Saturday 3rd  Aintree Racecourse

Sunday 4th    Southport

Monday 5th   Southport

Tuesday 6th  Crosby

Wednesday 7th   Crosby

Thursday 8th   Crosby

Friday 9th    No Mobile Test Unit in Sefton today*

Saturday 10th  Southport

Sunday 11th  Southport

Monday 12th   Litherland

Tuesday 13th  Litherland

Wednesday 14th   Litherland

Thursday 15th   No Mobile Test Unit in Sefton today*

Friday 16th   No Mobile Test Unit in Sefton today*

Saturday 17th  No Mobile Test Unit in Sefton today*

Sunday 18th  Southport

Monday 19th   Crosby

Tuesday 20th  Crosby

Wednesday 21st   Crosby

Thursday 22nd  Aintree Racecourse

Friday 23rd  Aintree Racecourse

Saturday 24th   No Mobile Test Unit in Sefton today*

Sunday 25th  Southport

Monday 26th  Southport

Tuesday 27th  Litherland

Wednesday 28th Litherland

Thursday 29th Crosby

Friday 30th Crosby

Saturday 31st Aintree Racecourse

* Walk-through test centres, opposite Bootle Town Hall and at Southport Town Hall, will be open from 8am to 8pm on Saturday 24th.

The days and sites may change if Mobile Units are required in other Merseyside locations.

Mobile Testing Units are supported by Sefton Council, NHS Southport and Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton CCG. Units have been deployed across Sefton Borough nearly every day in July, August and September.

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