Additional test kits availability to help fight virus: Here's where to get yours in the Coalville area

  Posted: 10.06.21 at 18:04 by Coalville Nub News

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The County Council is taking more steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus after a ‘concerning’ rise in cases across Leicestershire over the past few days. 
 


There are now more than 50 new sites where rapid home test kits are available, including libraries, leisure centres and community bases.

This is where you can pick up yours in the Coalville, Whitwick and Ibstock areas:

• NW Leicestershire District Council Car Park
, Pick up site - for at home test kits
, NW Leicestershire District Council Car Park, LE673FJ, 
Weekday opening hours
02:30pm - 08:00pm
 - No booking required

• Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd - Whitwick Surgery Site, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits; Weekday opening hours
08:30am - 06:15pm
 - No booking required

• Coalville Library, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
High Street, LE67 3EA
, check website for opening hours - No booking required

• Boots Uk Limited - 9-11 New Broadway
, Pick up site - for at home test kits
, LE67 3XJ
. Weekday opening hours, 
09:00am - 05:00pm
 - 
No booking required


• Marlene Reid Centre
, Test site for people with no symptoms - a booking is not required, 
85 Belvoir Road, LE67 3PH
, Weekday opening hours, 
07:30am - 05:30pm 
- 
No booking required

• Mason & Son (Chemists) Ltd - 97 Belvoir Road, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits
, 97 Belvoir Road, LE67 3PH
, weekday opening hours, 
09:00am - 05:30pm
 - 
No booking required

• Bestway National Chemists Limited - Beacon House
, Pick up site - for at home test kits
, LE67 4DR, 
Weekday opening hours
, 08:00am - 06:30pm
 - 
No booking required

• Bestway National Chemists Limited - Broomleys Road
, Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
Broomleys Road, LE67 4DD
, Weekday opening hours, 
08:30am - 06:00pm - 
No booking required

• Mason & Son (Chemists) Ltd - 151A Grange Road
, Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
151A Grange Road, LE67 2BS, 
weekday opening hours
08:45am - 06:00pm
Status
Open
Directions
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No booking required


• Hermitage Leisure Centre, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
Silver street, LE67 5EU, 
weekday opening hours, 
07:00am - 09:00pm - No booking required

• Mason & Son (Chemists) Ltd - 63 North Street, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
63 North Street, LE67 5HB, 
weekday opening hours, 
08:45am - 06:00pm - 
No booking required

• Pct Healthcare Limited - 31-33 High Street
, Pick up site - for at home test kits, 
31-33 High Street, LE67 6LG, 09:00am - 06:00pm
 - 
No booking required

• Ibchem Ltd - 123 High Street, 
Pick up site - for at home test kits
, 123 High Street, LE67 6JQ
, weekday opening hours 
09:00am - 06:30pm
 - No booking required

North West Leicestershire has been returning the lowest seven-day infection rates in Leicestershire this week.

But Mike Sandys, the county council’s director of public health, said: “We want to ensure there is an additional layer of support in place to encourage people to get tested. 
 



“We’re offering rapid home test kits and making them readily available in numerous places across the county.

"We know this type of testing can help identify people who are infected, but who don’t have symptoms.  
 


“We need to do all we can to help prevent the spread of the virus as we see that concerning pattern of cases going up.  
 


“It’s vital that people stay vigilant. To protect yourself and others, keep two metres apart, wear a mask to help to reduce the spread of the virus and regularly wash your hands.” 



People with symptoms are also being reminded to get tested. They must book an appointment by calling 119 or clicking HERE
 Drop-in clinics are also running in Loughborough next week to make it more convenient for people to get vaccinated. 
 
From Thursday, 17th June to Sunday, 20th June, there will be further opportunities to be vaccinated at Fearon Hall Community Centre, Rectory Road, Loughborough, LE11 1PL.  
 
The clinics will be open from 12pm to 9pm each day. Opening times may be subject to change. Patients are advised to check the website for the latest information HERE.

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