Get COVID tested at London Southend Airport

September 1, 2020

London Southend Airport is working with Southend Borough Council to support ongoing COVID-19 testing which has been extended to anyone experiencing symptoms.

The mobile facility at the airport has been extended to three days per week from 10.00am - 4.00pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Anyone displaying COVID symptoms, however mild, should apply for a test as soon as possible. The test is quick, and results are expected the following day; it is important to self-isolate until you receive your results.

The drive through bays reduce contact and ensure social distancing guidance is adhered to. Strict safety protocols are in place and Test and Trace applied for any positive test results.

To book a test, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/apply-coronavirus-test

Glyn Jones, CEO of Stobart Aviation, “We are pleased to continue our commitment to providing the testing site at London Southend Airport, to date nearly 2,800 tests have been conducted and we hope people continue to follow Government guidance and get tested if they are symptomatic”.

Cllr Trevor Harp, cabinet member for health and adult social care, says: “We are pleased to be working with our health colleagues and London Southend Airport to bring this mobile testing facility to Southend-on-Sea. This will ensure the local community has access to local testing at this time.”


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