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Second walk-in Covid test centre for Shannonside region

Apr 1, 2021 11:04 By Shannonside News
Second walk-in Covid test centre for Shannonside region Second walk-in Covid test centre for Shannonside region
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The walk-in centres allow people without Covid-19 symptoms to confirm they are not asymptomatic carriers of the virus.

A second walk-in Covid test centre is to open in the Shannonside region this Easter weekend.

It's being reported that a walk-in centre will open for people at the Athlone Regional Sports Centre from Good Friday.

Mayor of Athlone Aengus o Rourke has revealed that the centre will open on Friday on a 5 day week basis - from 11am to 7pm - and will hope to conduct up to 400 Covid tests per day.

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A similar walk-in test centre is also due to open in Ballinasloe this weekend with the criteria for the free walk-in COVID-19 testing service including people aged 16 or over; you don't have symptoms, and live within 5k of the centre

Each person presenting will be requested to provide appropriate I.D.

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