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Mobile COVID-19 Testing Unit Opens in Rhymney

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Covid-19 Testing

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is opening a temporary COVID-19 testing unit in Rhymney, Caerphilly county borough, from Tuesday 24 November.

Located at the former Aldi carpark site on Old Brewery lane, the mobile test facility will provide a morning walk up testing service to Caerphilly county borough residents between 9am and 12:30pm. By appointment only.

The testing centre in the Bargoed Library car park will remain open for afternoon tests, with a revised time opening time of 2pm – 4pm.

If you 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 to book a quick, safe test. Remember these symptoms can be very mild.

Morning Walk Up Tests (Booking Required)
Rhymney – Former Aldi Carpark site, Old Brewery Lane, NP22 5HT
Operating Hours: Morning (9am-12:30pm)
Operational dates: 24th – 30th November

Afternoon Walk Up Tests (Booking Required)
Bargoed Library Car Park, Hanbury Road, CF81 8QR
Operating Hours: Afternoon (2pm – 4pm)
Operational dates: 24th – 30th November

• 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 Caerphilly. 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 Caerphilly 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.

Rhys Gregory
Editor of Wales247.co.uk

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