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Coronavirus Testing

Coronavirus testing is available in Powys for people with COVID symptoms, with OTHER symptoms, and is also available for some people who do not have symptoms.

Latest News Stories about Coronavirus Testing

06/05/2021
Mobile Testing Units return to Crickhowell and Rhayader from Monday 10 May

Mobile testing units will be returning to Crickhowell and Rhayader from Monday 10 May for residents in the town and wider area to have easier access to coronavirus testing.

26/04/2021
Volunteers and those unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit online

From today, volunteers and those who are unable to work from home can order a lateral flow self-test kit to be delivered direct to their home.

23/04/2021
Powys expands list of signs and symptoms for coronavirus

People living in Powys can now go for a free Coronavirus test if they have a wider range of symptoms.

21/04/2021
Mobile Testing Units return to Hay-on-Wye and Llanfyllin from Monday 26 April

Mobile testing units will return to Hay-on-Wye and Llanfyllin from Monday 26 April to encourage people to continue to get a test for coronavirus if they are feeling unwell.

08/04/2021
Knighton and Machynlleth welcome Mobile Testing Units from Monday 11 April

Mobile testing units will return to Knighton and Machynlleth from Monday 12 April to encourage people to continue to get a test for coronavirus if they are feeling unwell.

24/03/2021
Mobile Testing Units return to Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain and Llandrindod Wells.

Two mobile testing units will be returning to Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain and Llandrindod Wells from Monday 29 March.

09/03/2021
Mobile Testing Units return to Llanidloes and Ystradgynlais from Monday 15 March

Two Mobile Testing Units return to Llanidloes and Ystradgynlais for a second time this year

05/03/2021
Lateral Flow testing roll out to further strengthen coronavirus testing offer in Powys

New testing options available in workplaces and closed settings.

24/02/2021
Crickhowell and Rhayader welcome Mobile Testing Units from Monday 1 March

Mobile testing units will be on the move across Powys to two new locations in Crickhowell and Rhayader from Monday 1 March.

15/02/2021
Let's all play our part in tackling rising COVID-19 cases in Powys

Hands-Face-Space remain critical in tackling the rising levels of COVID-19 in Powys. 

09/02/2021
Coronavirus Testing Units open 7 days a week to protect communities from new variant of the virus

Powys residents aged 70+, including vulnerable people and frontline health and care staff have passed 33,000 vaccinations, a significant milestone for the mass vaccination programme.

27/01/2021
Mobile Testing Units move to Machynlleth and Knighton as part of rolling programme

The rotation of mobile testing units across Powys continues with both units moving to two new locations in Machynlleth and Knighton from Monday 1 February.

14/01/2021
Mobile Testing Units in Powys move to Llansantffraid and Llandrindod Wells.

Two mobile testing units will be moving to new locations in Llansantffraid-ym-Mechain and Llandrindod Wells from Saturday 16 January.

22/12/2020
Keep Christmas Safe in Powys

We have joined the First Minister and public service leaders across Wales in a joint message to the people of Wales ahead of Christmas.

21/12/2020
FAQs about the new variant of Coronavirus

Public Health Wales has published FAQs about the new variant of coronavirus

20/12/2020
All of Wales is at Coronavirus Alert Level 4

All of Wales is at alert level 4. What you need to do at alert level 4.

14/12/2020
Travel safely for Coronavirus Tests

Powys residents are being reminded to travel safely for coronavirus tests.

10/12/2020
Rapid COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic staff launches in Powys

Rapid COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic frontline health and care staff will be piloted in Powys from next week (14 December).

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