It’s now doable for these with out signs of Covid to be examined in additional than 100 locations within the metropolis, together with at Birmingham Racecourse.

Lateral circulate checks are used to search out individuals who don’t have any signs however are infectious – and stay an essential protection towards the unfold of the virus regardless of advances in vaccination.

Town’s important hub for this kind of check, which entails a self-administered nostril and throat swab, was moved from the Utilita Area to Birmingham Racecourse in February.

On high of that, there are various different places accessible for testing – together with group facilities and pharmacies – and outcomes can be despatched inside 24 hours.

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Anybody taking a check is requested NOT to pre-register on the federal government web site and to deliver:

  • Picture ID resembling driver’s license, passport, pupil card
  • Face cowl
  • A water bottle
  • Ideally a smartphone to register on the check web site on arrival – however not important
  • Ideally no bag – but when mandatory a small bag containing solely the necessities

Anybody who checks optimistic ought to self-isolate instantly and observe authorities tips with all members of their family, whereas anybody with invalid outcomes ought to take one other lateral circulate check. Repeated invalid outcomes imply {that a} polymerase chain response needs to be taken for folks with signs.

Extra data and reserving particulars may be discovered on the council web site.

Listed below are the 103 facilities at present performing lateral circulate testing:

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Essential check heart

1 – Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp Road, Metropolis Heart

Take a look at facilities

2 – Sheldon Group Heart, Sheldon Heath Street, Sheldon
3 – Kingstanding Wellbeing Heart, Dulwich Street, Kingstanding
4 – Handsworth Wellbeing Heart, Holly Street, Handsworth
5 – Shard Finish Wellbeing Heart, Packington Avenue, Shard Finish
6 – Oddingley Corridor, Oddingley Street, Kings Norton North
7 – Maypole Youth Heart, Idmiston Croft, Maypole

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Cell check websites

8 – Blakesley Corridor Museum, Blakesley Street, Yardley
9 – The Lighthouse, Alma Street, Aston
10 – Cannon Hill Park, Queen’s Journey South, Pershore Street, Moseley

Pharmacies

Alum Rock

11 – My native chemist
12 – Pal chemist
13 – Richyal Pharmacy
14 – Hingley Pharmacy

Aston / Witton

15 – Xtreme Pharmacy
16 – Nucare Pharmacy
17 – Pike Pharmacy
18 – Zenith Pharmacy

Balsall Heath / Highgate

19 – Chemist Fakir
20 – Shifa Pharmacy
21 – Horton Pharmacy
22 – Medisina Pharmacy
23 – Chemist Sirpal

Bordesley Inexperienced / Heartlands

24 – Shelley’s Pharmacy
25 – A + Pharmacy
26 – Evergreen Pharmacy
27 – Heartlands Pharmacy

Bromford / Hodge Hill

28 – Jhoots (Bromford)
29 – Jhoots (Parkfields)
30 – Jhoots Shawsdale

Edgbaston

31- Noor Pharmacy

Erdington

32 – ND chemists
33 – MW Phillips Kingsbury Street

Grand Barr

34 – Jhoots Pharmacy

Corridor Inexperienced / Acocks Inexperienced

35 – Corridor Inexperienced Pharmacy
36 – Newborough Pharmacy
37 – Jhoots Pharmacy (Acocks Inexperienced)
38 – Jhoots Pharmacy (Corridor Inexperienced)
39 – Jhoots Pharmacy (College Street)

Handsworth / Soho Street

40 – Trademark chemist
41 – Soho Street Pharmacy
42 – Co Chem Pharmacy

Harborne / Quinton

43 – Jhoots Pharmacy
44 – MW Phillips Selcroft
45 – MW Phillips Quinton
46 – Lordwood Knights

Kings heath

47 – Pharmacy of the Whites

Kings Norton / Hawkesley

48 – Cotteridge Pharmacy
49 – Kings Pharmacy and Optician
50 – Evergreen Pharmacy
51 – Browns Hawkesley

Ladywood / Jewelery Quarter

52 – Ladywood Pharmacy

Longbridge / Rubery

53 – Pharmacy of the Knights

Lozells / Perry Barr

54 – Xtreme Pharmacy
55 – Tower Hill Pharmacy

Moseley / Billesley / Yardley Wooden

56 – Chemist Baggaley
57 – Chemycare Pharmacy
58 – Evergeen Pharmacy
59 – Highfield Street Pharmacy
60 – Chestnuts (Yardley Wooden)

Nechells / Saltley / Duddeston

61 – Nechells Pharmacy
62 – Highfield MG Fazal
63 – Bloomsbury Pharmacy
64 – Pauls Pharmacy

Northfield / West Heath

65 – Pharmacy GR

Oscott / Kingstanding

66 – MW Phillips Twickenham Street
67 – MW Phillips Tough Street
68 – MW Phillips Warren Farm
69 – MW Phillips Outdated Oscott Lane
70 – MW Phillips Dyas Street
71 – MW Phillips (Kingsmount)

Queslett

72 – Walkers Pharmacy
73 – BSB Pharmacy
74 – MW Phillips Kings Street
75 – MW Phillips Queslett Street
76 – MW Phillips Shady Lane

Selly Oak / Selly Park

77 – Jhoots (Raddlebarn Street)
78 – Jhoots (Bournbrook)
79 – Jhoots (Pershore Street)
80 – Oaks Pharmacy

Finish of radiance

81 – Heathway Pharmacy

Little heather

82 – Haymills from my native chemist
83 – Greatwood Pharmacy
84 – Saydon Pharmacy

Smethwick / Winson Inexperienced

85 – Late at night time (Dudley Street)

Stechford / Yardley / Lea Corridor

86 – Manor Pharmacy
87 – Saini Pharmacy

Sparkbrook

88 – Sparkbrook Pharmacy
89 – Sparkbrook Well being Heart

Sparkhill

90 – Greet Pharmacy
91 – Shah Pharmacy
92 – Laser Pharmacy
93 – Masters Pharmacy
94 – ARK Healthcare Ltd
95 – Sparkhill Pharmacy

Sutton Coldfield

96 – Bakers Phillips MW
97 – MW Phillips Jockey Street
98 – Wylde Inexperienced Pharmacy

Washwood Heath

99 – Washwood Heath Pharmacy
100 – Jhoots (fox and goose)

Weoley Citadel / Bartley Inexperienced

101 – Kings Pharmacy
102 – Citadel chemist
103 – Pharmacy of the Knights

What to do you probably have signs

Anybody with signs might want to have one other sort of check – known as a polymerase chain response, the place the outcomes are despatched to a lab and accessible inside two to 5 days.

Anybody with signs in addition to anybody of their house and bubble of assist ought to self-isolate till the outcomes are prepared.

For anybody displaying signs, a check could also be reserved for: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test



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