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Get a Covid-19 Test in Waltham Forest

Previously, you could only get a Covid-19 test if you had one more symptoms and via an appointment.

Given the huge increases in infections, locally in Waltham Forest and nationally, you can now tested with or without symptoms.

The image shows all the Covid 19 Test Centres in Watham Forest. In the bottom right hand corner of each test centre, it says LFT or PCR, which means:

PCR – for those with Covid symptoms, get tested at one of the test centres tagged with PCR. You get results, typically between 1-3 days. Book a PCR Covid Test Online.

LFT – for those without Covid symptoms, get tested at one of the test centres tagged with LFT without an appointment. You get the results same day, typically within an hour.

What does LFT & PCR mean, and what are the addresses & opening times of the test centres?

Visit the WF Council page on Covid Test Centres for full details.

You can also watch Joe McDonald, Director of Public Health in Waltham Forest in charge of rolling out the vaccines locally, explain PCR/LFT tests in this video below.

Watch the full WFCOM Webinar on Covid-19 on YouTube.

Protect yourself, your family and your community by staying at home unless it is absolutely essential to go out.

See the latest Government Covid-19 guidelines