Changes to Derbyshire Covid-19 community test centres opening hours due to council elections

A number of coronavirus community test sites in Derbyshire will have reduced opening hours this week due to the upcoming local council elections.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 3:13 pm

The Clay Cross, Matlock, Dronfield and Swadlincote centres are being used as polling stations on May 6.

While most Covid-19 test sites are usually open seven days a week from 7.45am to 7pm, the Matlock centre located in The Imperial Rooms won’t open until midday on May 7 due to the elections.

Opening hours at the Clay Cross Social Centre are also reduced to 7.45am to 1pm on May 5, 9am to 5pm on May 6 and 9am to 7pm on May 7.

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A woman takes the lateral flow test. Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images.

The Dronfield community test centre in the Civic Centre rear car park, off Farwater Lane will be closed on May 6.

People will only be able to access the Swadlincote site in the Midway Community Centre from 7.45am to 4pm on May 5, 9am to 4pm on May 6 and 9am to 7pm on May 7.

More information here.

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