Get a free NHS test for coronavirus updated 3 August

An important part of minimise and manage any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur. 

As well as the permanent test centre at Hempsted Meadows in Gloucester, a mobile testing unit is now available at other locations. The upcoming test locations are:

Tewkesbury – Tewkesbury RFC, Gander Lane, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PG

Tuesday 4, Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 August

Stroud – Stratford Park Leisure Centre, Stratford Road, Stroud, GL5 4AH

Tuesday 4, Thursday 6 and Friday 7 August

Anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 can have a test. To book a test or for more information on testing, go to the NHS website or call 119.

You can get a test:

  • for yourself, if you have coronavirus symptoms now (a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste)
  • for someone you live with, if they have coronavirus symptoms
  • for yourself, if you have been told to have a test before you go into hospital, for example, for surgery

If you are a key worker or live with a key worker then you can get priority for a test at

Keep up to date with the latest information on future locations and dates at

July 21, 2020


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