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.