Falkirk Council’s Resilience Unit has been working on their COVID-19 Asymptomatic (no symptoms) Testing Programme, which includes providing Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests and home kits to members of the public.
They provide onsite asymptomatic testing at the Howgate Shopping Centre and at Falkirk Stadium, where packs of the 7 test home kits are also available.
Howgate Shopping Centre, High Street, Falkirk, FK1 1HG
Information on how to access the Howgate is available on their website (linked for your convenience).
Falkirk Stadium, 4 Stadium Way, Falkirk FK2 9EE
Opening times differ at each testing site; all details are listed in the table below:
|Day||Howgate Shopping Centre||Falkirk Stadium|
|Tuesday||10am – 5pm||Closed|
|Wednesday||10am – 5pm||1pm – 7:30pm|
|Thursday||10am – 5pm||1pm – 7:30pm|
|Friday||10am – 5pm||1pm – 7:30pm|
|Saturday||Closed||10am – 5:30pm|
|Sunday||Closed||10am – 5:30pm|
Falkirk Community Hospital, Westburn Avenue, Falkirk, FK1 5QE
They also have a handout service of LFD home kits at Falkirk Community Hospital, at the WRVS shop at the main entrance, open:
- Monday: 30-4pm
- Tuesday: Closed
- Wednesday: Closed
- Thursday: Closed
- Friday: 2pm – 6pm
- Saturday: 8:30am – 4pm
- Sunday: 8:30am – 4pm
The Resilience Unit can also deliver or arrange a pickup of home kit tests for organisations and groups, and may be able to provide tests for event attendees.
To arrange a pickup, delivery, or event attendee testing, or a PCR home test, please contact L Gow by phone: 07841883464, or email: L.Gow@falkirk.gov.uk
- for further information on the COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Programme, contact Miranda Wilson by email: Wilson@falkirk.gov.uk
- to access a PCR test through the community drop-off service, contact the team by phone: 0131 338 5700, or email: COVID_19ResponseScotland@redcross.org.uk
All information about testing sites in Falkirk is also available via the Falkirk Council website.