Covid-19 testing centre opens in Athlone

The HSE is expected to establish coronavirus testing centres in all counties across the Shannonside region in the coming days.

Centres for people to be assessed for Covid 19 are being established by the executive at present with one already in operation at St Loman’s in Mullingar.

This afternoon the HSE has confirmed that a new testing centre has also opened on the grounds of St Vincent’s in Athlone.

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The public is being reminded that the testing centers are not ‘walk-in’ and anyone attending must have been referred for testing by their GP>

Shanonside FM understands that a number of suitable locations are currently being assessed by HSE staff in Leitrim and Roscommon.