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Trading Standards warning

Leicestershire Trading Standards have been made aware of a scam, whereby, members of the public receive a text message advising that they are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. They are then encouraged to provide various personal information. Please click on this link for further information.

Posted: Sun, 03 Jan 2021 13:54 by Cathy Walsh

Coronavirus mobile testing unit opens in Lutterworth

A temporary coronavirus mobile testing unit has opened at Lutterworth Sports Centre car park.

Unlike the Market Harborough walk-through site, this will be a drive through unit. As is standard process, tests will be offered by appointment only, so that the queues to the site are limited.

Whilst the leisure facilities are set to re-open later that week, the testing unit will take up minimal space in the car park, and visitors to the sports centre are able to park at the rear of the centre if necessary. More »

The site at the sports centre car park, in Coventry Rd, Lutterworth, will be managed by the Department of Health and Social Care and its contractors and will run, initially for a few weeks, before being reviewed.

The drive-through testing unit will operate from 10am-4pm, seven days a week, and enable residents to be tested locally, without having to travel to alternative sites, further away.

Cllr Phil King, Leader of Harborough District Council, said: "I am pleased that we are able to work in partnership to provide temporary centres in the district to enable people to get tested quickly and conveniently. This will actively help slow the spread of Covid-19 which is so crucial at this time."

Matthew Hopkin, Contract Manager for Everyone Active which runs the leisure centres, said: "We are always keen to support our local communities in any way we can. It's comforting to know we're still able to play our part during the pandemic. We are pleased to be working in partnership with Harborough District Council to provide this mobile testing unit which will prove of huge benefit to the public."

Testing is only available for those either with coronavirus symptoms – a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, or a loss or change to sense or taste – or those who have been asked to get tested by a doctor, public health professional or by their local council.

The swab test takes less than a minute and is relatively pain free. Results from tests taken at test sites are received the next day.

To book a test please visit: www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or call 119 » Less

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 11:02 by Cathy Walsh

Shared Lives Carer Service

Shared Lives Carer Service

Become a Shared Lives carer

Leicestershire Shared Lives service views carers as the core of our service and put emphasis on supporting them from the point at which they decide to become a carer.

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:56 by Cathy Walsh