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Make twice-weekly rapid lateral flow testing part of your routine.

People of Devon encouraged to Go for the Flow and take twice-weekly rapid lateral flow tests

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging everyone over the age of 16 in Devon to incorporate twice-weekly rapid lateral flow testing into their routine.

Posted on: 12 May 2021
Devon and Cornwall Police Officers attending a mobile community testing vehicle at Middlemoor in Exeter

New stops added to mobile testing programme

From this week a mobile COVID-19 Community Testing Centre will stop at two additional communities, Holsworthy and Moretonhampstead. The additional stops mean that the times of the previous scheduled visits at all of the Devon County Council-run sites have had to change.

Posted on: 23 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

You can now get tested in more than 25 community testing centres, or order a home test kit online for home delivery or pick up a home test kit at testing centres and selected pharmacies

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Pre-school-age child's hands drawing in crayons

Confirmed – childminders and foster carers have access to regular testing 

If you are a childminder, foster carer, bus driver who drives children to school, or you work in a before-school breakfast club or provide after-school childcare, you can all access the rapid lateral flow tests. 

Posted on: 25 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Community testing available in Newton Abbot from tomorrow

From tomorrow a mobile facility will be available every week to test those without symptoms

Posted on: 11 March 2021 | Posted in: Community

Tiverton’s new rapid community testing site now taking bookings

Those not displaying symptoms and who come in contact with the public, such as carers, are urged to get regularly tested

Posted on: 26 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Mobile testing units in East and West Devon set to go on the road

Testing will start East Devon from this weekend and in West Devon from March 4

Posted on: 26 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Community Testing available in Barnstaple

A second Community Testing Centre, offering rapid coronavirus tests that provide results within the hour, is opening this Wednesday, 17 February.  This one in Barnstaple.

Posted on: 15 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
car driver pulls up with window down in order to take the swab and do the test

Businesses encouraged to use Community Testing to help prevent the spread of coronavirus

Devon County Council is contacting businesses in the Exeter area to encourage firms whose staff attend the workplace rather than work from home, to take up lateral flow tests to identify carriers of the virus, if they’re not already accessing regular testing.

Posted on: 11 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
car driver pulls up with window down in order to take the swab and do the test

Community testing to identify asymptomatic workers and carers is launched in Exeter

Devon County Council is launching a community testing programme to identify asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus, people who show no symptoms, and is encouraging critical workers and others who are not already receiving regular testing, to start booking their appointments.

Posted on: 3 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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