Local covid-19 information

Through our Community Champions project we are working to cascade accurate information into the heart of communities. We circulate a weekly West Lancs covid-19 information update (see below) and post up to date information on our social media channels.

Read the key information for this week here:  22nd October 2021

Latest covid-19 data for West Lancs:

Getting vaccinated

Everyone aged 12 and over can now get a covid vaccination – and it’s not too late if you have declined one so far!

If you are 16 or over, you can:

  • book online here 
  • phone for free on 119
  • book a jab with your GP
  • find a walk-in vaccination site here

If you are aged 12-15:

  • your school will offer the vaccination to you
  • or book your appointment here
  • or phone 119

Boosters

If you are eligible for a booster, you can now book your appointment:

Getting tested

If you don’t have symptoms

Anyone in West Lancashire is eligible to free lateral flow tests for themselves and their families to use twice a week.

You can either:

  •  Collect FREE tests from a symptom free local collection site to use at home later.  Find your nearest collection point here.   Or
  •  Order FREE home testing kits online to be delivered to your home, here.

If you have symptoms

You will need to self-isolate and get a PCR test here.

If you have a positive test, you can apply for financial support here.

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