Anyone who lives or works in Medway should continue to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom-free test. This is especially important if you’re leaving your home for any of the following reasons:
One in 3 people with COVID-19 have no symptoms. Households are now encouraged to take symptom-free tests twice a week to help prevent further COVID-19 outbreaks across Medway and protect family, friends and colleagues.
Bookings slots are on a first come, first served basis.
Please continue to follow the safety advice to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Medway. Read the current government guidance.
You must complete all bookings individually for each household member. If you have a family of 4, then you must make 4 bookings.
Do not book a test if you are self-isolating or have any of the following symptoms:
Most people with COVID-19 have at least one of these symptoms.
If you do have COVID-19 symptoms book an NHS test.
The Student Hub (The Deep End), North Chatham Maritime, Chatham, ME4 4AG.
Monday to Thursday: 08.30am to 12.30pm, Sunday: 12 pm to 7pm.
There are also walk-in test centres. You do not need to book to take a test at these locations.
If you're driving, please park considerately, especially in residential areas.
Households using home test kits should test at home twice a week to help prevent further outbreaks of the virus.
Home test kits are available from symptom-free test centres.
Anyone who lives or works in Medway can collect COVID-19 home test kits.
When you book a symptom-free test at The Deep End testing centre, you will be able to take away free home testing kits for
We have a collection-only site at Miss Twinkletons Fine Coffee House, Rochester ME1 1EW. This site is open from Monday to
You can also collect home test kits from COVID-19 home test collection centres at the Oast House and Chattenden Community
If you've had your first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, you should still continue to get regular symptom-free tests. This is because you can spread the virus to others without knowing.
To book a test you must: