COVID-19 testing is returning to Clacton and Harwich. MOBILE test centres return to the coast this week. Organised by the Ministry of Defence they will run alongside the permanent testing centre at Copdock, near Ipswich. They will visit Clacton on Tuesday and Thursday and Harwich on Wednesday and Sunday. All tests must be booked. Easiest access is by simply dialling 119.
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Essential workers, or members of their household, with symptoms can be tested. The test is most effective if carried out within three days of symptoms developing.
The centre, opens today – Tuesday 28th April and will be in place for three days. People can only get tested with an appointment, which can be booked online at https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/ – though for the first day (Tuesday, 28 April) key workers can turn up with ID for a test.
We’re Mid and North East Essex Mind, the mental health charity.We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. Whether your stressed, depressed or in crisis, we’ll listen and give you support. We appreciate some people may find it difficult to attend the café in person in which case we can offer telephone advice and support slots. See Clacton Crisis Cafe for further details
This is a reminder that the Children’s Play Area on the Village Green is closed following the Government’s guidelines. Warning: It is thought that Covid-19 may still exist on the equipment up to or longer than 3 days after the equipment is touched by an infected person.