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COVID-19 local testing sites

There are two local testing sites in South Tyneside - one in Jarrow and one in South Shields.

Jarrow testing site 

This site is at the former Jarrow Library site, on Monkton Road in Jarrow. 

South Shields (Chuter Ede) testing site

This site is based in the car park of the Chuter Ede Community Association, Galsworthy Road, South Shields, NE34 9UG.

The local testing site is based in the southern end of the car park. The remaining space can continue to be used as public car parking for Chuter Ede Community Association. Signs are in place displaying the exact layout of the local testing site.

When the car park is busy, please be mindful of residents in the area and park considerately.

Getting a test 

You must book a test.

Opening times

Open every day for PCR testing only (you must book a test).

Collecting rapid lateral flow tests

You cannot currently collect rapid lateral flow tests from local testing sites.

You can collect from local pharmacies, or order a home delivery. 

See: GOV.UK: Order rapid lateral flow tests

More information

Mobile testing unit

There is also a mobile testing unit at Temple Park Centre car park, South Shields.

Do not go to a mobile test site without booking.

The unit is open Monday to Friday.

See: Temple Park Centre location on Google Maps

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