Guidance and Advice links for Parents
Updates on the Government's responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 test sites in Hackney and how to access them - IMPORTANT UPDATE
As previously reported, in Hackney there are two testing sites:
- Bentley Road, Bentley Road car park, Dalston, N1 4DB. 8am - 8pm, seven days a week.
- Stamford Hill, Yesodey Hatorah School, Egerton Road, N16 6UB. 10.30am-3.30pm on the following days: 27, 29, 30 September and 1, 18 and 25 October.
Important Update: Due to testing capacity, the Bentley Road and Stamford Hill test centres are, for the time being, not able to accept walk-up tests without an appointment. Anyone requiring a COVID-19 test will need to book this either online here or by calling 119.
Concerns over the availability of testing have been escalated by the Mayor, Philip Glanville. You can read Mayor Philip Glanville and Dr Sandra Husbands, Director of Public Health press release here.
For up to date information about testing sites in Hackney, please see the Council website here.
For more information on coronavirus testing visit the NHS website.
All Government guidance
The GOV.UK webpage, Guidance for schools: coronavirus (COVID-19), includes published guidance documents specifically for the different education sectors, as well as relevant guidance for parents & carers. Please note that guidance is frequently updated, often at short notice and you should, therefore, check regularly to ensure that you are referring to the most current version. In addition, further information & guidance to a range of topics relating to coronavirus in general can be found here.