UPDATE, FRIDAY 8th JANUARY: Testing is now available in Leiston only on Thursdays —
but in Beccles, Framlingham and Halesworth on various days (including weekends)
UPDATE, FRIDAY 9th OCTOBER: As the Suffolk County Council's "COVID-19 testing" webpage feature
«Where can I get tested in Suffolk?» is again being updated regularly for the next week,
this blog will remain as is, unless anything changes.
Mobile coronavirus testing units are continuing to visit towns across the region. The testing centres, operated by G4S, will run alongside the permanent drive-through testing centre at Copdock Park-and-Ride, London Road, IP8 3TT (near A12 J33/A14 J55 interchange). The Suffolk Resilience Forum, comprising Suffolk’s NHS, emergency and public services, is continually planning for new dates and sites.
Testing is available at Leiston Leisure Centre, Red House Lane, IP16 4LS on Mondays and Thursdays. On other days (including Saturdays and Sundays), local one-day centres are opening in Beccles, Framlingham and Halesworth — *** for guidance (including eligibility) visit http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-testing-in-suffolk/, and then for availability and dates click on "Where can I get tested in Suffolk?".
Q. HOW DO I BOOK A TEST?
A. Tests can be booked for yourself or any member of your household. Tests are available at the regional centre at Copdock, the mobile centres and also via home testing-kits. All tests must be booked – there are no walk-in or drive-in appointments — via (click here) https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling ☏ 119.