Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in Watford

How to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) test

If you think you have coronavirus symptoms, you can visit Watford's test site at the Town Hall car park or the walk-through COVID-19 testing site at King George V playing fields car park.

You must bring a valid form of ID, proof of your appointment confirmation and a face covering. Only those being tested should be at the test sites and they will send you your test results by email and text message within 24 – 72 hours of completing the test.

Eligibility for a coronavirus (COVID-19)  test

Check your symptoms on the NHS website

Tests are available only to people showing symptoms of coronavirus.

Book a coronavirus (COVID-19) test on GOV.UK

Book a coronavirus test

If you have symptoms of Coronavirus you can book a test on GOV.UK. You must book a time and date for your test online before going to the test site.

Directions to the Watford Borough Council car park

Town Hall (Mondays and Thursday between 8am to 4.30pm)
Rickmansworth Road
Hempstead Road
Watford WD17 3EX

Map directions to COVID testing site

King George V playing fields (Appointments are available every day from 8am-8pm)
Chaffinch Lane
Watford
WD18 9QD

Map directions to COVID testing site

Self- isolate and then get tested for coronavirus

If you have symptoms, you should get tested immediately and don’t leave home for any other reason other than to get tested. Tests should be booked as soon as you start to show symptoms by calling 119 or visit the NHS website to find out how to ask for a test.

If you test positive for coronavirus you will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace to help identify people you've been in close contact with. Find out more on the NHS website.

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