Coronavirus test centre will open as soon as possible after delay

Coronavirus test centre will open as soon as possible after delay

by Danielle Thompson (November 2020)

THE coronavirus testing unit planned for Sandy Lane in Skelmersdale has been delayed due to an unforeseen technical site issue for the contractor.

The site had been planned to open today (November 11) on the overflow car park close to Sandy Lane Health Centre. West Lancs Borough Council are working with the site delivery team to make sure the test centre does open as soon as possible.

If you have symptoms of coronavirus you can book a test at the permanent site at Edge Hill University at https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.

There will also be a mobile testing unit at West Lancashire College on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15 between 10.30am and 3.30pm. Booking for this site will only open on Friday evening at https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test, and can also be accessed from that time on 119.

For more details on testing at these sites, visit https://www.westlancs.gov.uk/more/emergencies/coronavirus/testing-sites-for-coronavirus.asp

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