Information from Wandsworth Council
People who think they may have contracted Coronavirus can get tested at a special temporary testing centre run by the army at
Wandsworth Town Hall on Friday and Saturday.
A mobile testing unit will be offering tests in the town hall car park between 9.30am and 3.30pm on both May 1 and 2.
The tests are being offered to the following categories of people – and if appropriate members of the same household.
· all those working on the frontline in health and social care (with or without symptoms)
Tests are being offered by appointment only. These must be booked online via the Government’s web portal.
A full list of those classed as essential workers is published on the Gov.uk website.
The main symptoms of the disease are:
To qualify for a test those attending must bring with them some form of identification or verification letter demonstrating that they are, or another member of their household is, an essential worker. This could be a staff ID badge, or letter or email from an employer.
People can attend the test centre by car, on bikes or on foot, but those who can arrive by car are being urged to do so if possible in order to maintain social distancing rules.
People attending the town hall test centre by car or on bikes should use the entrance in Wandsworth High Street directly adjacent to the Wandsworth Civic Suite. This entrance will be signposted.
Those arriving on foot should use the entrance to the car park in Ram Street., This will also be signposted.
Those tested will receive their results 48 hours later.
For more information please visit www.wandsworth.gov.uk/covidtesting.