How to book a covid test in Sunderland during lockdown
You can book a free coronavirus test through the NHS online or over the phone – here’s how you can book one in Sunderland.
The NHS test and trace service ensures that anyone who develops symptoms of Covid-19 can quickly be tested to find out if they have the virus.
Anyone with symptoms can book a free test though the NHS online and attend a drive-through or walk-in test centre.
Most units are open 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week with several different locations available.
Alternatively, you can ring 119 to book a test over the phone.
If you test positive for Covid-19 or have close contact with someone who has tested positive you will be contacted by the national Test and Trace programme.
A home test kit can also be delivered straight to your front door – this can be registered online.
Sunderland’s mobile testing unit include: (Testing is available by appointment only)
- Silksworth Overflow car park, Silksworth Lane, Sunderland, SR3 1AF
- Brinkburn Crescent Car Park, Houghton le Spring DH4 5HD (11am to 3pm)
Sunderland’s local pedestrian testing sites include: (Testing is available by appointment only)
- Johnson Street Car Park, University of Sunderland, City Campus, Sunderland SR1 3QQ (8am to 8pm)
- Commercial Road Car Park, Hendon, Sunderland SR2 8PX (8am to 8pm)