Surge Testing in Bedford Borough

May 24, 2021 11:59 AM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Mayor Dave HodgsonMayor Dave Hodgson has recorded a new video regarding Surge Testing in Bedford Borough.

You can watch the video at

Mayor Dave Hodgson says "With Government figures showing that Bedford Borough has the third highest Coronavirus rate in the country, with 128 cases per 100,000 people in the population, I am pleased the Government has agreed to rollout surge testing in selected areas of the Borough. Everyone, adults and children, living, working or studying in Cauldwell, Kingsbrook, Queens Park and Wixams are strongly encouraged to take a PCR Coronavirus test this wee, even if they are not showing any symptoms. this will help to identify cases and ensure that people self-isolate with appropriate support.

Mobile Testing Units will be available for drop ins from Thursday 20 May until Friday 28 May with no appointment necessary at
John Bunyan Sports and Fitness Centre, Cauldwell (MK42 9TS) 8am-6pm
Oasis Beach Pool, Kingsbrook (MK42 0BZ) 8am-6pm
Enterprise House, Queens Park (MK40 4PF) 8am-5pm
Seasons Garden Centre, Wixams (MK45 3HU) 8.30am-6pm
The Mobile Testing Units accept people in cars and on foot and no appointment is necessary.