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MOBILE testing for Covid-19 will now be available for more residents of Dumfries and Galloway, says the NHS At the same time, testing for health, social care and Council staff continues to be delivered by the NHS at their testing sites in Stranraer and Dumfries. 'However, other key workers (including food chain, transport, delivery, essential manufacturing, etc – full list at https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested/pages/who-can-be-tested/), those older than 65 years of age, and household members of these groups can be tested at one of the mobile testing units that are being staffed by the Army throughout Dumfries and Galloway. 'Having been in Stranraer over the weekend - pictured - the unit will now be available at the Mountainhall Treatment Centre in Dumfries on Wednesday this week, and then will be travelling around the region. 'Anyone who falls into one of the categories above, and has symptoms of COVID-19 can book an appointment on the Scottish Government website (https://self-referral.test-for-coronavirus.service.gov.uk/)."

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