Coronavirus testing centre opens on campus

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A new mobile coronavirus testing centre has opened at Stirling University to test students, staff, and also members of the public.

The testing centre is located at the east car park on the campus, which is between Stirling Court Hotel and the Innovation Park. 

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It will be run by the Scottish Ambulance Service and tests results will be available within 48 hours.

The new testing centre will be opened between 10am and 5pm, where walk-in tests and drive through appointments will be available. 

Commenting on the new testing centre, the University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Gerry McCormac said: “We welcome this important facility on campus which provides greater access to testing and further enhances measures to make the university, and wider community, as safe as possible.”

“I am grateful for the work of colleagues at the university in partnership with the local authorities, the Scottish Ambulance Service and the NHS, to get this up and running.”

“The health, safety, and wellbeing of our students, staff, and the wider community is of utmost importance. We will continue to remind our community of the importance of alerting the university and NHS Test and Protect if they display symptoms, and of taking appropriate action, including booking a test.”

If you are experiencing coronavirus symptoms should book a test via the NHS website.

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