Over the festive season, there are a number of small changes to the usual availability of resources to help tackle COVID-19 – please keep following the guidance, getting tested and coming forward for vaccinations over the holidays.
COVID-19 testing sites – including the Gainsborough site on Ropery Road – will be open from 10am-2pm on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
The testing sites will remain open from 8am-6pm on every other day over the festive period.
Please book a PCR test if you come down with COVID-19 symptoms, test positive on a Lateral Flow Test, or are alerted to being a close contact of a positive case.
With the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day – Lincolnshire will have a number of vaccination centres open over the festive break for first, second and booster jabs.
Lateral Flow Testing kits:
LFT kits can be collected via local pharmacies by booking a kit collection
Some pharmacies may be closed over Christmas and New Year – please check for the nearest open pharmacy when booking. Alternatively, check the Government website for the availability of home delivery kits.
If you need medical help over the festive period, and it is not an emergency, contact your GP practice. You may be directed to call 111 if you have COVID-19 symptoms.
Contact your dentist if you need emergency dental care or if you don’t have a dentist, or are unable to call, visit NHS 111 online.