Pop Up Walk-In Covid 19 Test Centres to operate in Carndonagh and Convoy

Two further Pop Up Walk-In Covid 19 Test Centres in Donegal.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 6th May 2021, 2:58 pm
Microscopic view of Coronavirus.
Microscopic view of Coronavirus.

The the free walk in testing centre in Carndonagh GAA Club House will operate from Tuesday May 11 to Thursday May inclusive and will be open to members of the public from the Carndonagh Electoral areas.

The free walk in testing centre in the GAA Centre of Excellence grounds/ building, Convoy, will run from Saturday May 8 to Monday May 10 inclusive. The service will be open to members of the public who live within the Lifford-Stranorlar electoral area.

Both walk in centres will open from 11am to 7pm each day.

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No appointment is necessary to avail of this Free service.

These Walk in test centres will be operated by the National Ambulance service and supported by Community Healthcare Organisation Area 1 and Public Health North West.

The service is for those who do not have COVID-19 symptoms and for people who are concerned that they may have been at risk of infection in the past two weeks. Children can get tested if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian. You must bring a photo ID with you and provide us with a mobile phone number so we can contact you with your results.

The HSE has urged members of the public who have symptoms to consult their GP to arrange a test, and to not avail of the walk-in facility. Anyone who has already scheduled a COVID-19 test is asked not to attend.

The walk- in test centres are in addition to the walk-in test centre which will operate today, Thursday and tomorrow Friday, from 11am to 7pm at Milford CO-OP Livestock Mart Ltd.

The Letterkenny Community Testing centre remains open also as a drive through GP / Public Health Referral and self referral testing centre. The Cleary Centre Donegal Town is accepting both GP and Public Health referrals

You can use this free, walk-in COVID-19 testing service if you:

are aged 16 years and over

are a child and are accompanied by a parent or guardian

do not have symptoms of COVID-19 but would like to be tested

have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the last six months.