Symptom-free testing on the road this week in Wirral

Mobile testing units are out and about again this week to help as many people as possible get into the habit of twice weekly COVID-19 testing.

With around one in three people with the virus not showing symptoms, regular, symptom-free testing remains an essential tool to help control the spread, especially as restrictions ease.

Remember, even if you have had your vaccine, it’s important to continue to get tested and follow all the guidance in place to control the virus and save lives.

The testing team will be on hand to help you take a test and talk you through the process. You can also collect a box of kits to take home, each box has 7 tests in it.

Click on the link to see when the symptom-free testing team will be visiting a location near you: COVID-19 tests for people who do not have symptoms | www.wirral.gov.uk

34 years or over? Get vaccinated

It is vital that people go along to get their first and second vaccination jabs when they become eligible. If you are 34 years or over and have not yet had your vaccine you can now book your vaccination at the Clatterbridge Vaccination Centre via https://bit.ly/3cKnWTr  Alternatively you can wait to be contacted by your GP practice.

Please take a moment to watch a video produced by Wirral University Teaching Hospital’s Communications team and featuring their Pharmacy Aseptics Manager – Maloni.

If anyone you know still has questions about the vaccine, whether that be possible side effects, concerns about fertility or why you should get vaccinated if you are in the younger age groups, please click on the link to see some frequently asked questions and answers on Wirral CCG’s website:  Frequently asked questions – Wirral CCG

Almost 200,000 people have had at least one COVID-19 jab already in Wirral. Don’t miss out – if you are eligible get jabbed. 

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