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Covid Home Test kits available for all

The Government has announced that free rapid coronavirus testing will be available to everyone in England from 9 April. People without symptoms are being encouraged to take regular twice weekly tests to help prevent outbreaks and help us reclaim a more normal way of life.

How it works

  • People aged 18 and over can collect 2 packs of 7 lateral flow device test kits from a test site.
  • There is no need to book an appointment.
  • Testing should be done twice a week.
  • Step-by-step instructions are included with the test kit.

There is no need to book an appointment to collect a test kit.

Kits can be collected from the Regional Testing Site at Shepherds Spring Lane car park in Andover. The sites is open in the morning for appointment-only testing for those with COVID symptoms. Following a deep clean, the site will re-open for people without symptoms to collect the test-at-home kits.