Lateral Flow Testing kits available to collect in Blaenau Gwent
Published: 27 May 2021
Lateral Flow Testing kits available to collect in Blaenau Gwent from next week
Lateral Flow Testing kits will be available to pick up at locations in Blaenau Gwent from next week.
These tests are for people who do not have any Coronavirus symptoms. Get rapid lateral flow COVID-19 tests if you do not have symptoms | GOV.WALES
Anyone with Coronavirus symptoms, including the wider range of symptoms now recognised, should book a full PCR test at a local test centre. More information on how to book one of these here - https://gov.wales/getting-tested-coronavirus-covid-19
Lateral flow test (LFTs) are used to identify people with COVID-19 who are not showing symptoms. If left undetected they will continue to spread the virus. Testing those without symptoms is an important tool in the fight against Coronavirus. Each positive case identified can help prevent many more infections.
LFTs are easy to use and give results in 30 minutes.
The kits can be collected from Tuesday, 1st June from the following locations:
• Anvil Court
• Brynmawr Learning Action Centre
Tests can be collected from these locations from Monday to Friday, 9.30am and 12.30pm.
They can also be collected between Monday and Wednesday, 9.30am to 12.30pm from:
• Bedwellty House
You do not need to book an appointment to collect the tests. You will be allowed to collect two packs per visit for your own use (this is 7 weeks’ worth if testing the recommended twice a week).
You can also have LFT’s delivered to your home by ordering them at - https://gov.wales/get-rapid-lateral-flow-covid-19-tests-if-you-do-not-have-symptoms#section-68472
For more information about Lateral Flow Testing, including user guides go to - https://gov.wales/lateral-flow-testing-people-without-symptoms