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It’s easy to get a test, local test centres are open in Dudley borough.

If you have any of the main symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling generally unwell, you can book a PCR test. 

You should immediately self-isolate for 10 days and book a test either online (using the link below) or by calling 119.

You can also book a PCR test if you have been identified as a close contact of someone who's tested positive for COVID-19, you can get a standard Covid-19 test (PCR), whether or not you have symptoms.

Our test sites

From November 1, the testing sites are open between 8am and 6pm, seven days a week. More details (including maps) are available by downloading the leaflets below. 

The following local test sites can be accessed on foot:

  • The Dudley test site on Flood St car park can be accessed from Oakeywell Street (DY2 8NY). If you are driving please access the site from the Dudley by-pass and park on the zone 2 car park next to the test site. DO NOT use the pay and display machine, you do not need to display a ticket in this zone
  • The Lye test site can be accessed from Jackson St (DY9 8HA). If you are driving to the site, parking is available on Clinic Drive car park.
  • Studley Gate car park next to Swanpool Park in Stourbridge.
Mobile testing units

There is a mobile testing unit on Tenscore playing field car park on Priory Lane in Sedgley. It can be accessed by car or on foot, every day 10am-3pm.

There is a mobile testing unit on Birmingham Street car park in Halesowen. It is currently open every day, 10am-6pm. The test centre can be accessed by car or on foot.

There is also a mobile testing unit at Engine Lane in Brierley Hill. This test site is drive-in only. The site is open between 8am and 3pm, seven days a week. This test site will be closed on 22/11/21 and 23/11/21. It will re-open as usual on 24/11/21.

Tests are appointment only and must be booked in advance online or by calling 119.

Reducing opening hours over Christmas

Local testing sites

25 December (Christmas Day) - 10am to 2pm

26 December (Boxing Day) - 10am to 2pm

1 January (New Year’s Day) - 10am to 2pm

Mobile testing units

25 December (Christmas Day) - 10am to 1pm

26 December (Boxing Day) - 10am to 1pm

1 January (New Year’s Day) - 10am to 1pm

Please note:

  • Once you have booked your test you will be sent a QR code which you must take to your appointment. It is also recommended that take a form of ID.
  • Please travel to test sites either on foot, by car, or bike. Do not use public transport or a taxi.
  • All people attending test sites must wear a face covering, with the exception of children aged three, or under. Children aged three and under must observe social distancing on site. Any children over three arriving at the site without a face covering will not be admitted to the site. If they cannot wear a face covering for medical reasons then this channel is not suitable and you are advised to do a home test.
  • You will not be able to take a test without an appointment and could be asked to return when you have an appointment, pre booking is strongly advised.

Advice to follow:

  • Plan the quickest and easiest route to the testing site
  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before you leave home and take hand sanitizer with you
  • If you plan to walk to the centre, make sure you wear a face covering or mask, stay a safe distance from others and avoid touching surfaces during your walk
  • If you plan to drive to the centre, make sure you wear a face covering while you are out of your vehicle
  • At the testing centre you must wear a face covering or mask at all times, except when you take your test
  • Unless you have an assistance dog, leave any pets at home as they aren't allowed at the testing centre
  • Children should not come with you unless you are unable to arrange childcare (if you do need to bring them with you, then children aged 3 or over should wear a face covering at all times). 

What to expect upon arrival:

  • You must keep at least two metres away from other people to keep everyone safe
  • You will be asked to use hand sanitiser upon entering the centre
  • The test involves wiping a large cotton bud at the back of your throat and around the inside of one of the nostrils in your nose (you will do this yourself and full instructions will be given).

After the test:

  • Go straight home
  • Wash your hands
  • Stay home while you wait for the result of your test

Testing positive

NHS Test and Trace will contact anyone who tests positive for Covid-19 and will ask you to share information about people that have been close contacts recently.

If NHS Test and Trace ask you to self-isolate due to contact with a person who has coronavirus, you should stay home and not attend the test site, unless you then develop symptoms yourself.

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