Covid test kits available in libraries in Creswell, Clowne and Whitwell

Derbyshire County Council is making it even easier to pick up Covid 19 test kits as it makes them available in libraries and mobile library vans.

Tuesday, 17th August 2021, 2:48 pm

Lateral flow hits are now available in libraries across the area including in Creswell, Clowne and Whitwell.

One in three people with Covid-19 have no symptoms. Regular testing helps prevent the spread of the virus.Tests are also available from pharmacies, through home ordering or from one of the council’s mobile testing vans.

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Derbyshire County Council’s cabinet member for health and communities, councillor Carol Hart said: “Vaccinations are vital in helping to reduce the impacts of Covid 19 but anything we can do to help prevent the spread of the virus is still key.

“That’s why we’re encouraging everyone to carry on testing themselves, and their families, in order to reduce the spread further.”

Test kits are available to pick up in all 45 Derbyshire County Council libraries and two mobile library vans.