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April coronavirus testing facilities across Sefton for those with symptoms

One again in April , drive-through Mobile Testing Units will be available across the Borough. These sites are for those with symptoms – a new persistent cough, a high temperature or a loss of sense of taste or smell – and can be booked by calling 119 or visiting www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Planned dates and sites may be subject to change if testing is required in other locations:

Dates and locations for April 2021  

  • Thursday 1 April – Litherland
  • Friday 2 April – Southport
  • Saturday 3 April – Southport
  • Sunday 4 April – NO MOBILE TESTING
  • Monday 5 April – Southport
  • Tuesday 6 April – Litherland
  • Wednesday 7 April – Litherland
  • Thursday 8 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Friday 9 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Saturday 10 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Sunday11 April – Southport
  • Monday 12 April – Southport
  • Tuesday13 April – Litherland
  • Wednesday 14 April – Litherland
  • Thursday 15 April – Litherland
  • Friday 16 April – NO MOBILE TESTING
  • Saturday 17 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Sunday18 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Monday 19 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Tuesday 20 April – Southport
  • Wednesday 21 April – Southport
  • Thursday 22 April – Litherland
  • Friday 23 April – Litherland
  • Saturday 24 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Sunday 25 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Monday 26 April – Ainsdale Hope
  • Tuesday 27 April – Southport
  • Wednesday 28 April – Southport
  • Thursday 29 April – Litherland
  • Friday 30 April – NO MOBILE TESTING

Remaining March dates.

  • Wednesday 24 March – Ainsdale
  • Thursday 25 March – NO MOBILE TESTING
  • Friday 26 March – Litherland
  • Saturday 27 March – Southport
  • Sunday 28 March – Southport
  • Monday 29 March – Ainsdale
  • Tuesday 30 March – Ainsdale
  • Wednesday 31 March – Ainsdale

Walk-through test centres

In addition, local walk-through test centres are open every day from 8am to 8pm, providing easy access to COVID-19 tests for people who do not have access to a car and for those who have symptoms and should not travel by public transport.

The four local test centres are located at:

  • Bootle Town Hall, L20 7AA
  • Crosby Library Car Park, Haigh Road, L22 OLQ
  • Netherton Activity Centre, Glovers Land, L30 3TL
  • Southport Town Hall, PR8 1DA

Those with symptoms seeking tests, need to book ahead of going to either the walk-through or drive-through sites. It’s quick and easy to book by calling 119 or going online at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.

Self-isolation

Should any Sefton resident be required to self-isolate, this means that they must not leave home. Support and advice for anyone who must self-isolate is available here on the Council’s website, including information on financial support.

SMART testing

Only key workers and those with caring commitments during the lockdown should now go for a SMART test if they have no COVID-19 symptoms.*

Full details about testing in Sefton are available on the Council’s website.