Thanking our test service heroes
Published on Monday, 28th March 2022
Thank you for the ongoing support and collaboration of all our partners and those involved in the rollout of the testing service across Warwickshire.
Following an announcement that the mobile testing service will end at the end of this month, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council would like to say a big thank you to all those who have been involved in the rollout.
Warwickshire’s Community Collect locations and the county council’s static and mobile testing services, that test residents on-the-go and provide LFT kits, will formally cease to operate after Thursday 31 March.
As part of the Government’s Living with COVID-19 Plan, from 1 April lateral flow test kits (LFTs) will also no longer be available for free to most people.
After 1 April, residents who wish to continue testing for circumstances such as meeting with others, in preparation for medical appointments, or attending events will be able to purchase LFT kits at local pharmacies and other retailers.
Throughout the pandemic, there has been multiple options to support residents with regular testing, including a mobile testing service and distribution of LFT kits, Community Collect locations, and static lateral flow testing sites to help control the spread of the virus.
Kevin Hollis, Director for Public Services at Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council said:
“Mobile testing unit staff, local authority officers and volunteers have worked tirelessly since the start of the pandemic to help deliver tests to our community.
“I wish to say a huge thank you for the ongoing support and collaboration of all our partners and those involved in the rollout of the testing service across Warwickshire.
“Together we have helped to control the virus and provide a hugely important service to our residents, well done all.”
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