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COVID-19 rapid tests

Get a rapid result test to make sure you're not spreading the virus without realising. One in three people who have coronavirus have no symptoms.

Who can get a rapid test?

A rapid test is available to anyone who is not displaying symptoms of coronavirus. The main symptoms are a high temperature, a new and persistent cough, and a change to your sense of taste or smell.

Where can I go for a test?

  • Fosse Neighbourhood Centre

You don’t need to book an appointment and you get the result within an hour.

Normal opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed
  • Bank holiday: closed

View map of test centres with live opening times.

Can I get tests to do at home?

You can collect home test kits from pharmacies or order online.

You can also collect tests from the following test sites between 2.30pm and 8pm daily.

You are advised to check that these are open first to avoid a wasted journey:

  • Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre
  • Highfields Centre
  • Victoria Park. 
Find your nearest collection point. For all home testing you will need to create an NHS account to upload your results.

What if I test positive?

If you receive a positive result you must immediately self-isolate at home. You will be contacted by Test and Trace with further guidance.

You'll also need to confirm the result by booking a full PCR test at a centre - use the link below.


What if I do have symptoms?

You must not use rapid tests if you have symptoms of COVID-19. Isolate at home immediately and book an appointment at one of our other centres using the link  below: