Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Covid 19 rapid lateral flow test (LFT) site

Lateral flow testing in Ribble Valley

We can all do our bit to break the transmission of coronavirus.

Up to a third of people with Covid-19 have no symptoms and by rapidly identifying these asymptomatic cases we can stop the spread of the virus.

Lateral flow testing is a simple way to keep yourself, friends, family, colleagues and customers safe.

Everyone is entitled to free twice-weekly lateral flow tests.

The tests are quick, easy and free. They take less than 10 minutes and you will get the result within half an hour.

You can get tested and collect up to two boxes of seven kits for free from the Clitheroe Town Centre site and pop-up site at Longridge.

Ribble Valley Lateral Flow Testing Centre

Ribble Valley Borough Council has set up a lateral flow testing centre outside the council offices in Church Walk, Clitheroe.

The centre is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm, and Saturdays, from 10am to 2pm.

Further details are available from lateralflow@ribblevalley.gov.uk or 01200 414597.

If you test positive, you must self-isolate immediately and follow Government guidelines.

If you have coronavirus symptoms

Do not go to a lateral flow testing site if you have a high temperature, a new continuous cough, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste.

Order a test for people with symptoms online or call 119.

If you have been told to self-isolate

Order a test for people with symptoms online or call 119.

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