Category Archives: Health

COVID-19 testing at Clacton and Harwich

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.

Pop-Up Covid-19 Testing Site set up for 3 days commencing 28th April at Dovercourt

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 – though for the first day (Tuesday, 28 April) key workers can turn up with ID for a test.

See Pop-Up Covid-19 Testing Site for further details

Clacton Crisis Cafe SUPPORTING RESIDENTS OF THE TENDRING AREA – Delivered by Mid and North East Essex Mind

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