Community test centres close early due to increased demand for covid-19 screening

Posted on - 14th September, 2020 - 2:35pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Health, Moor Park, Preston City Centre, Preston News
A woman having a coronavirus test
One of the first people to be tested in Deepdale testing centre. Pic: Deepdale Community Association / Twitter

Preston’s two community testing centres will close at 3pm today (Monday September 14) following increased demand.


Preston City Council has confirmed the sites at the Market and Moor Park Avenue will not be able to carry out any swabs after 3pm.

High demand and long queues at both sites have resulted in the early closures.

The test centres will be open again on Tuesday September 15.

Read more: Fulwood Academy year group sent home after pupil tests positive for coronavirus

Have you visited one of the community testing sites? Let us know your experience in the comments section.

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