Looking for Covid Lateral Flow Tests in Wellingborough?
With restaurants and pubs reopening, and people meeting in groups of 6 indoors to see their friends and family, you may be looking for peace of mind. That’s why we offer free Covid Lateral Flow Tests in Wellingborough, to help identify and act upon asymptomatic cases. 3Q Pharmacy are here to help protect our community; in offering these tests, we hope to help put your mind at ease.
Why should I get a Covid Lateral Flow Test?
Lateral Flow Testing is designed to detect an active Covid infection. It is used to identify those who may not be displaying Covid symptoms, but who may still be spreading the virus. In identifying further positive Covid cases in the community, we can prevent the chain of transmission. Therefore, regular testing was incorporated as part of the Government’s Covid-19 roadmap. The scheme has been established to give peace of mind to those starting to leave their house more often. This includes doing so for purposes such as visiting non-essential retail, or family members outside. According to the Pharmacy Services Negotiating Committee, there are several other reasons why someone may choose to partake in regular testing. These include:
– If a person’s healthcare professional or GP has advised them to take a test.
– Circumstances in which someone may need to leave the house to go to work.
– Currently working in a school, or being in a support bubble involving school-related staff.
– If said person is a child attending school, or if they are in a bubble with one.
If people test positive and subsequently self-isolate, this helps to prevent the virus from spreading. In doing this, you will ensure that you protect not only yourself, but also those around you. This includes those who may be at a higher risk from developing serious Covid-related complications.
Our Covid Lateral Flow Tests in Wellingborough
Our easy-to-use kits allow you to complete the test in your own time, from the comfort of your own home. The kits will include everything you need to carry out the test, as well as instructions explaining how to collect your sample. Essentially, the test involves taking a swab sample from your tonsils (or in the area your tonsils would have been). You will also need to swab your nose. You will receive your results within 30 minutes. This will give you the peace of mind you need to go about your day, whilst still adhering to current government guidelines.
If yourself, or anyone within your household receives a positive result, you should follow current guidance with regards to self-isolating. You can find further information regarding Lateral Flow Testing within the helpful video guide above.
Contact us for more information, or visit us to collect your Lateral Flow Test in Wellingborough today!
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