Where you can get your free, rapid lateral flow tests in Somerset TWICE A WEEK

Written by on April 6, 2021

EVERYONE in England is being offered two rapid lateral flow tests a week – for free.

Boris Johnson has announced that from Friday (April 9) anyone without any Covid symptoms can take the tests, which give results within half an hour.

The Prime Minister said: “As we continue to make good progress on our vaccine programme and with our road map cautiously easing restrictions underway, regular rapid testing is even more important to make sure those efforts are not wasted.”

There are a number of designated sites in Somerset and people will also be able to pick up their tests at pharmacies or through the post.

School pupils and their families and people leaving home to work are already being offered the tests.

Here are where you’ll be able to get your free test in Somerset:

Broughton House, Blackbrook Park Avenue, Taunton: Monday to Friday 7.30am-3pm; Saturday 10am-2pm. Booking required.

Bridgwater Rugby Club, Bath Road, Bridgwater; Monday-Friday 8am-3.30pm. Booking required.

Alcombe Children’s Centre, Stephenson Road, Minehead. Tuesday and Friday 8am-3.30pm. Booking required.

HMS Heron, RNAS Yeovilton. Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm. For pick up of home test kits.

19 Commercial Road, Shepton Mallet. Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm. Booking required.

West Street, Axminster. Wednesday and Sunday 9am-5pm. Booking not required.

Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston-super-Mare. Monday 9am-1pm; Tuesday 8.30am-5pm; Wednesday 8.30am-5pm; Thursday 8.30am-7.30pm; Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am-1pm. Booking required.

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