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Aberdeenshire Covid-19 mobile testing continues

By David Porter

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Mobile community testing is being offered across Aberdeenshire for people who do not have Covid-19 symptoms.

Testing without symptoms is entirely voluntarily, but by visiting a mobile community testing centre and taking a lateral flow test, residents will be able to better protect their family, colleagues and the wider community by ensuring they are not spreading the virus to others without knowing it.

People can also collect packs of personal test kits from the centres.

This coming week's schedule is:

Monday, October 18: Peterhead Maiden Street car park - 10am-3pm: Westhill Swimming Pool - 10am-3pm.

Portlethen Swimming Pool (collect only) - 10am-noon; Stonehaven Market Square (collect only) - 1pm-3pm; Balmedie Library (collect only) - 10am-noon; Newburgh Trelis Car Park (collect only) 1pm-3pm,

Tuesday, October 19: Banff Fire Station 10am-3pm.

Oldmeldrum Market Street car park (collect only) - 10am-3pm; Kintore Forest Road Car Park (collect only) 10am-noon; Insch Library (collect only) 1pm-3pm.

Wednesday, October 20: Fraserburgh Maconochie House - 10am-3pm Inverurie Fire Station - 10am-3pm ,

Stonehaven Market Square (collect only) - 10am-3pm; Turriff Fire Station (collect only) 10am -noon; Fyvie Main Street 1pm-3pm.

Thursday, October 21: Turriff Fire Station - 10am-3pm; Banchory Fire Station 10am -3pm.

Laurencekirk Fire Station (collect only) - 10am-noon; Portsoy Loch Soy car park (collect only) 10-noon; Rothienorman Hall car park (collect only) 1pm -3pm.

Friday, October 22: Ellon Old Academy car park - 10am-3pm; Peterhead Maiden Street car park - 10am-3pm

Inverurie Fire Station (collect only) - 10am-3pm; Banff Trinity car park 10am-noon: Macduff Aquarium 1pm-3pm; Inverurie Fire Station (collect only) 10am -3pm.

For more information about testing, for those with or without symptoms, visit https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/test-and-protect/coronavirus-covid-19-testing

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