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Rapid testing in Craven

Information on lateral flow testing for people who have to leave home for work.

From April 9 everyone will be able to get a coronavirus test. If you do not have symptoms, there are several ways you can get a test.

If you have any symptoms of coronavirus you should self isolate and book a test for people with symptoms.

Coronavirus (covid-19) tests if you live or work with school/college students 

If you live or work with nursery or school pupils, or college students, you can order home testing kits online or collect them from a local testing site. You can find out more information on our coronavirus tests if you live or work with school/college students page. 

Testing in the workplace

If you cannot work from home your employer may offer workplace testing. Businesses can register for workplace testing before 12 April. You can find out more on the workplace testing in North Yorkshire page. 

Order tests to be delivered

You can order packs of 7 tests to be delivered to your home from the government website

Collect a test from a local pharmacy

You can collect a test from some local pharmacies and more pharmacies will start to offer this service in the coming days and weeks. You can find pharmacies currently offering test collection on the NHS website.  

Collect a test from a testing site 

You can collect tests between 2:30pm and 8pm from the following testing sites:

  • Harrogate - Dragon Road Car Park, Dragon Road, Harrogate, HG1 5DB 
  • Scarborough - William Street Car Park, Scarborough. YO12 7PL 
  • Northallerton – The Forum, Bullamore Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP

Anyone 18 or over can collect home testing kits and you can collect two packs at a time, each pack containing seven tests.

For more info click here: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-covid-19-test-if-you-dont-have-symptoms

What to do if you test positive

If your test is positive you and your household must self isolate. You should also book a test for people with symptoms within 48 hours to confirm the result.