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Local testing for Leek after surge in Covid cases


Following the news that almost 1,000 staff and students across Leek are self isolating and 28 people testing positive for Coronavirus. Staffordshire County Council have announced a number of testing sites across Leek.


Anyone with household links to any Leek school is urged to book a Covid PCR test as these can be used to see if the variant of concern first found in India is present in Leek.


In additio to those linked to schools anyone who visited or who worked at the Black Lion in Cheddleton on the 22nd and 23rd of May and the Three Horseshoes in Blackshaw moor in the 24th,25th and 26th of May to get tested.

New local testing sites have been announced by the County Council



St Edward's School 2, 3 and 4 June (5 June TBC)

Leek High 3, 4, 5 June (times TBC) Walk-ins are available, or you can book via our testing site

National Site

Leek Britannia HQ (Newton House) ST13 5RL 4, 5, 6 June Book via the government testing site

If you or anyone in your household tests positive, the entire household will need to isolate for 10 days. We will also trace any close contacts to help stop the spread of infection.

If you have already been asked to isolate, you must continue to do so regardless of your test result.



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