Cahir Walk-In Test Centre Opens This Weekend

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Cahir, Co. Tipperary (Image: Cahir Tourism)

The HSE have announced that a walk-in Covid test centre will be operational at Cahir Primary Care Centre, on the Cashel road, from tomorrow morning.

The centre is open to anyone living within 20 – 25 km of the centre that would like to avail of a Covid test – it is not intended for those with symptoms of Covid. People with symptoms of Covid are asked to contact their GP to arrange a test.

The walk in test facility in Cahir will be available daily 11 am to 7pm from Saturday until Wednesday April 21st inclusive. You can use the COVID-19 walk-in test centre if do not have symptoms of COVID-19 and you are aged 16 years and over and have not tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 6 months. Tests are free of charge and you must bring Photo ID and a mobile number to enable test results to be returned.

The positivity rate to date is 2.78% which equates to 840 people testing positive for COVID-19 as a result of getting a test in one of these walk-in centres.

For updated and factual Public Health information and advice on COVID-19 Coronavirus, please visit hse.ie/coronavirus or call 1800 700 700

For the latest information on the Covid-19 Vaccine Programme, please visit hse.ie/covid-19-vaccine