A rapid Covid testing centre for essential staff who work with vulnerable people will open next month. The centre, based at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield (EISS), will initially be for Council staff, private providers and third sector staff who do not have symptoms.
Mobile Testing Unit to be relocated to Hillsborough
The Sheffield Mobile Testing Unit currently based at Milton Street Car Park in Broomhall is relocating to Parkside Road Car Park in Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6 2AB.
The site will be open at its new location on Tuesday 17 November until Monday 7 December for a period of 3 weeks. Access to the centre is both pedestrian and drive-through.
The site operating hours will be 11am-3.00pm open 7 days a week. The testing centre is accessible with a pre-booked appointment only. Only arrange a test if you have Covid symptoms.
You can arrange for a test by booking via the national portal online nhs.uk/coronavirus or calling 119.
Do not attend the site without an appointment, you will be turned away if you do not have a booking.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you need to arrange a free test:
- A high temperature
- A new, continuous cough
- A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
Testing continues to play a vital part in our fight against the spread of Covid-19 in our city and to help reduce the rate of people contracting the virus, we need your help. If you are showing symptoms, however mild, you need to get tested as soon as you can.