Walk-in Covid 19 test centre opens in Carndonagh

A free, walk in Covid 19 test centres has opened in Carndonagh.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 1:17 pm
The centre is located at Carndonagh GAA clubhouse.
The centre is located at Carndonagh GAA clubhouse.

From today, Tuesday, May 11 to Thursday, May 13, inclusive for three days, a free Pop Up Walk-in Test Centre will operate in Carndonagh GAA Club House.

It will be open to members of the public from the Carndonagh/Buncrana Electoral areas (all of Inishowen) from 11am to 7pm each day.

The Letterkenny Community Testing centre remains open as both a drive through GP / Public Health Referral and self referral testing centre.

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No appointment is necessary to avail of this Walk In and Free service.

These Pop Up Walk in Test Centres are 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 urges 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.

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.