Rapid (Lateral Flow) Testing
These tests are for residents and who live or work in Worcestershire and who do not have any symptoms of COVID-19.
It’s recommended to have a test twice a week, even if you have been vaccinated.
Anyone who has symptoms, should get a standard PCR Covid-19 test (opens in a new window) and self-isolate.
Free rapid COVID-19 tests are available from participating pharmacies across Worcestershire
To have a test in one of the participating pharmacies, you must be over 12 years of age and have no symptoms of COVID-19.
Rapid Community Testing is also available at our mass testing sites
To have a test at one of our community testing sites you must be over 18 years of age and have no symptoms of COVID-19.
To minimise social contact we prefer appointments are pre-booked, however walk-in appointments are available. Locations and opening times for our community testing sites:
- Pershore Leisure Centre, King George's Way, Pershore, WR10 1QU
Open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
- Redditch Town Hall, Walter Stranz Square, Redditch, B98 8AH
Open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8.30am to 3.40pm, Tuesday and Thursday 12.30pm to 7.40pm Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 3.50pm
- The Ryland Centre, New Road, Bromsgrove B60 2JS
Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am to 5.30pm
- Worcester Cathedral, 8 College Yard, Worcester, WR1 2LA
Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.00pm to 5.30pm
- Wyre Forest House, Fine Point Way, DY11 7WF
Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 5.30pm
For all queries on testing please email: CV19Testing@worcestershire.gov.uk
What to do if your Rapid (Lateral Flow ) test is positive
Anyone who has a positive test must self-isolate immediately. The local contact tracing team or the national test and trace service will give you advice on what to do.
It is vital that people identify their contacts to help stop the spread of the virus.
Anyone who has had a confirmed positive result for COVID-19 must not book a Rapid (lateral flow) test until 90 days after the date of the positive result.