Mobile COVID-19 Testing Units Open in Torfaen

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a number of mobile COVID-19 testing units across Torfaen. The testing units will be situated across Torfaen and the first two locations will be located at:

  • The car park on Union Street in Abersychan; and
  • The car park behind the shops in Trevethin.

The mobile units will provide a walk up testing service for residents who live nearby from 9:00 until 15:30 on Monday 30 November and Tuesday 1 December. More locations across Torfaen and dates for the next two weeks will be announced early this week.

If you feel generally unwell have symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid-19) - a new continuous cough, high temperature or loss of taste and/or smell, please call 0300 30 31 222 or visit https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test to book a test. Remember these symptoms can be very mild.

Torfaen residents who have access to a car can also be tested at our drive-through testing centre at Rodney Parade in Newport. Please call 0300 30 31 222 or visit https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test to book a drive-through test.

Testing kits can also be requested to be posted to your home address. Apply for these by visiting the website above or call 119.

 

Site:                     Car park behind the shops in Trevethin (NP4 8DH)

Hours:                  9:00 -15:30

Dates:                  30 November and 1 December 2020 (more to be announced)

 

Site:                     Car park on Union Street, Abersychan (NP4 7EW)

Hours:                  9:00 -15:30

Dates:                  30 November and 1 December 2020 (more to be announced)

 

• Contact us on 0300 30 31 222- 8am-8pm Monday-Friday, and 8am-6pm on weekends

• The test is done in 5 minutes

• Only for residents of Torfaen. Bring ID and proof of address.

• Please wear a face covering on the way to and from your test

• Please do not use public transport

• Do not visit any shops or other places on the way to or from your test

• Please remember, if you have symptoms of Coronavirus, you and your whole household must self-isolate at home until you receive your test results.

 

For people who live outside the Blaenau Gwent area, there are other testing facilities available in Gwent. Call 0300 30 31 222 between 8am - 6pm to book.

You can also have a test posted to your home.

Apply online at www.gov.wales or phone 119.