Coventry Council have confirmed availability for COVID testing in todays tweet.
We have plenty of #Covid tests available across #Coventry and ask you to get a test immediately if you are showing any symptoms of #coronavirus, no matter how mild.— CoventryCityCouncil #StaySafe (@coventrycc) December 9, 2020
Find out where our test sites are and book yours here: https://t.co/9bp9BXdj3Y #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/CwuxbwU92P
The process to book a COVID starts on the following website :
If you have problems using the online service, call 119 if you live in Coventry. Lines are open 7am to 11pm.
There are five testing sites in Coventry :
Coventry (University of Warwick, Westwood Games Hall)
Coventry (RICOH Arena)
Coventry (Broad Street Surgery )
Coventry Whitefriars Car Park
Coventry Moat Street Car Park
Visit google maps Coventry covid location link here
Who can get a free test
You can only get a free NHS test if at least one of the following applies:
- you have a high temperature
- you have a new, continuous cough
- you’ve lost your sense of smell or taste or it’s changed
- you’ve been asked to get a test by a local council
- you’re taking part in a government pilot project
- you’ve been asked to get a test to confirm a positive result
You can also get a test for someone you live with if they have symptoms.
If you’re going into hospital
You may need to get tested if you’re due to have surgery or a procedure.
The hospital will arrange this for you. Contact your hospital department if you have any questions.
Who cannot get a free test
You cannot use this service to get a test if:
- you’ve come to the UK from a high-risk country
- you’re planning to leave the country
- your employer or school has asked you to get a test but you have no symptoms
You can pay for a private test.
When to get a test
If you have symptoms, get a test as soon as possible.
Book a visit to a test site to have the test today. Test sites are open 7 days a week. Order a home test kit if you cannot get to a test site.
England and Northern Ireland
You need to get the test done in the first 8 days of having symptoms.
On days 1 to 7, you can get tested at a site or at home. If you’re ordering a home test kit on day 7, do it by 3pm.
On day 8, you need to go to a test site – it’s too late to order a home test kit
Scotland and Wales
You need to get the test done in the first 5 days of having symptoms.
On days 1 to 4, you can get tested at a site or at home. If you’re ordering a home test kit on day 4, do it by 3pm.
On day 5, you need to go to a test site – it’s too late to order a home test kit.