People concerned about Sexually Transmitted Infections can now access a new online service at Regional Hospital Mullingar
The facility can be accessed through the online platform SH:24.ie. for those over the age of 17, from Longford, Westmeath and surrounding counties.
The service operates by allowing people to order a free kit online, complete the samples and then returning them by free post.
The results are returned to them by text message or phone call.