Symptom-free Covid-19 community testing now available in West Sussex

Adults in West Sussex who have to leave home for work or caring responsibilities can now book a symptom-free Covid-19 test.

As efforts to combat the spread of the virus continue, more local testing is being rolled to help identify as many people as possible who have Covid-19 but not the symptoms.

The pan-Sussex Community Testing Programme launches this week as a partnership between West Sussex County Council, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council.

It offers free, rapid lateral flow tests to anyone who isn't showing signs of Covid-19, who can't work from home and who can't access testing via other means.

Anyone over the age of 18 can book a test at a participating pharmacy anywhere in Sussex, or at one of two dedicated testing sites, one at the Moulsecoomb Leisure Centre in Brighton and one at Hove Town Hall.

Further details, including how to book, are available on the West Sussex County Council website www.westsussex.gov.uk/communitytesting

People across West Sussex are urged to continue to 'act like you have the it' as the best way to avoid spreading coronavirus, keep West Sussex safe and help us come out of lockdown.

Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:00 by Leanne Andrews

Tags: Covid-19