Local, free COVID tests available

An on-site COVID 19 rapid lateral flow testing facility is now available once a week in Buckfastleigh. The facility is provided by Devon County Council in conjunction with the Public Health Devon. The aim is to engage and educate communities with the use of the rapid lateral flow tests.  Home test kits can also be provided.

There is no requirement to book as it is a walk in site.  They are testing anybody, 17 and over, who do not have symptoms.

The outreach programme starts on Wednesday 23rd June, to continue weekly until further notice, at Buckfastleigh (Victoria Woodholme car park (TQ11 0BD) 13.30 – 14.45.

If you have any symptoms of the virus you are advised to follow the government guidelines, self isolate and book or order a PCR test online or phone 119.