New Deepdale Covid-19 test centre welcoming walk-ins

Posted on - 7th August, 2020 - 2:26pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Health, Preston News
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Testing at the new Deepdale test centre. Pic: Deepdale Community Association / Twitter

A new Covid-19 testing centre has opened in Deepdale today (Friday 7 August).


The centre, which is based in the car park at Issa Medical Centre, is operating on a walk-in basis, with no appointment required. Anybody who needs a test is invited to attend.

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One of the first people to be tested in Deepdale testing centre. Pic: Deepdale Community Association / Twitter

The test centre opens as Preston is expected to go into a Government-enforced local lockdown.

Read more: Local lockdown expected in Preston in ‘next few days’

Find the most recent coronavirus stats below


There is also a drive through test centre at Preston College, however it is operating on an appointment only basis.

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What do you think of the new test centre opening? Let us know in the comments below.

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