COVID-19 Rapid Community Testing

Newham recently introduced rapid testing sites for residents as well as people working in Newham who show no symptoms but want to test.
25 January 2021

It is recommended to test twice a week with two to four days apart. The closest testing site for Stratford employees is Vicarage Lane Community Centre, Govier Close, E15 4HW. You need to book a test online prior to the visit. Please wear a face covering when you come for your test. 

Rapid testing is currently only available to people aged 18+ who are part of the priority groups below:

  • People who care for others (this may be paid or unpaid)
  • People who live in multi-generational households 
  • People who live with someone who has a long term condition or has been asked to shield
  • People who have to go out for work or volunteering (can’t work or volunteer from home)
  • People who live in overcrowded households


 Newham COVID-19 Helpline:
020 7473 9711 or 
covidhelp@community-links.org 
(Open 9am-7pm, 7 days a week)

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