Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test on the Wirral – January 2022

Jan 13, 2022 | COVID-19, News

Wirral residents are being encouraged to use the national offer to order lateral flow tests, either for home delivery or for pharmacy collection: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests Following the recent shortages, Wirral Council has received assurance that supply issues have now been resolved and that tests should now be available through this route.

You can also get an assisted rapid test at a fixed test site or mobile test site on the Wirral. Home test kits at this sites are being prioritised for essential workers including:

  • all NHS and social care staff
  • essential public services staff
  • public safety and national security staff
  • transport and border workers
  • education and childcare workers
  • critical personnel in the production and distribution of food, drink and essential goods
  • local and national government staff
  • funeral industry workers
  • frontline local authority staff and volunteers
  • utilities, communication and financial services staff

Fixed test sites

  • Old House of Fraser building, Birkenhead
    Mon-Sat 9am-5pm (last test 4.15pm)
    Sun 10am-4pm (last test 3.15pm)
  • Cherry Tree Shopping Centre
    Mon-Sat 9am-5pm (last test 4.15pm)
    Sun 10am-4pm (last test 3.15pm)

Mobile test sites

Please note that mobile testing locations are subject to change at short notice due to poor weather conditions or the need to target testing in a specific area.

Date Venue Opening time Testing time
Thursday 13 January Moreton Library 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Friday 14 January West Kirby Concourse foyer 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
  Rock Ferry Library 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Monday 17 January Bromborough Library 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
  Floral Pavilion foyer, New Brighton 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Tuesday 18 January West Kirby Concourse foyer 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Wednesday 19 January West Kirby Concourse foyer 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Thursday 20 January Moreton Library 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
Friday 21 January West Kirby Concourse foyer 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm
  Rock Ferry Library 9am to 5pm 9am to 4:15pm

https://www.wirral.gov.uk/covid-19-testing/covid-19-tests-people-who-do-not-have-symptoms

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