Find out more about Torquay's mobile testing unit including location, opening hours and how to book an appointment.
If you have symptoms of coronavirus it is essential that you self-isolate and arrange to get tested. Whilst waiting for your test results you must continue to self-isolate, whether or not you still have the symptoms, to prevent the virus being passed on to others.
The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Monday 7 December.
The symptoms of coronavirus are one or more of the following:
This video shows how to tell the difference between cold and coronavirus symptoms and when to get a test.
If you have symptoms please book a test as normal online or by calling 119.
You need to get the test done in the first 8 days of having symptoms.
Actions you need to take if you test positive:
Actions for close contacts of a person that tests positive:
Self-isolating, is a legal requirement. It means that you should not leave your home for the specified period of time by NHS Test and Trace. Fines can be issued to those who do not adhere.
If you are on a low income and are unable to work from home you may be entitled to a Test and Trace Support payment.
Self-isolating prevents the virus being passed to others and will help contain the number of local cases.
Key fact: You need to take a test in the first eight days of having symptoms. If you are ordering a home test kit on day seven, you must order a test by 3pm to receive in time.
|Monday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
|Sunday||10:00 am to 3:30 pm|
COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit
Torquay Coach Station