07/09/2021

Covid Mobile Testing Facility To Open In Larne

A mobile testing facility for Covid has been set up at Larne Leisure Centre from today, 07 September, after over 400 pupils were asked to stay at home following a number of cases at Larne High School.

In a statement the Public Health Agency (PHA) said: "A mobile testing facility will be operational at Larne Leisure Centre from Tuesday 7 September. Operational hours are 9am-3pm. Full details on how to book a test can be found on www.pha.site/cvtesting.
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"The PHA is aware of significant demand on COVID-19 PCR testing at fixed and mobile testing units. The agency is working with DHSC and the Department of Health in Northern Ireland to look at all options for increasing availability of PCR testing for those who need it.

"Anyone seeking a PCR test is asked to be patient when trying to book a slot. Slots are added each day at 6pm for appointments the following day. PCR tests can also be ordered for home delivery through the same booking portal, which enables the test to be completed at home."

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