Mobile Testing Unit opens in Market Harborough

Published Wednesday 27 May 2020

A Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be operating in Market Harborough in support of the COVID-19 National Testing Programme from Wednesday 27 May 2020.

Testing is by appointment only. Appointments can be made through



Mobile units are only in a location for a few days. They have an integrated one-way system that allows people with an appointment to attend for either walk-in or drive through testing.

The eligibility criteria for tests have been extended to include:

  • Anyone aged over the age of 5 with symptoms

Essential workers will be given priority.

More guidance can be found at

For tests to be effective you must be symptomatic, more on the symptoms of COVID-19 can be found at

Cllr Amanda Nunn, Harborough District Council's health and well-being Cabinet lead, said: "I would encourage anyone who is exhibiting coronavirus symptoms, particularly key workers, to book an appointment and get tested. I am delighted that we are able to work with the NHS to help provide this testing facility in the local area."


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