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Mobile testing facility opens to public at Ysbyty’r Seren

Coronavirus test. (Stock image)

A mobile coronavirus testing facility is now available to the public at Ysbyty’r Seren, the field hospital set up by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Located on the Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bennett Street, Bridgend, CF31 3SH, the facility is a drive-through testing centre with booking required. It is open to the public from 11am to 4pm, seven days a week.

A walk-in mobile testing facility continues to be available at the Awel-Y-Mor Community Centre in Hutchwns Terrace, Porthcawl (CF36 5TP) between 9am and 6pm daily, with no appointment needed.

And a walk-through testing facility remains in place at the Bowls Hall car park off Bridgend Life Centre (Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 4AH). The facility is available 2pm-8pm, seven days a week, and booking is essential.

To arrange an appointment for the testing facility in either the Bowls Hall car park or Ysbyty’r Seren visit the Welsh Government website or call 119. People with hearing or speech difficulties can book an appointment by calling 18001119.

Anyone who develops a new, continuous cough, a high temperature or a change to their sense of smell or taste is urged to book a test immediately.