Coronavirus: Local restrictions

There is now a 3-tier set of Local COVID alert levels for England – Medium, High and Very High. Oldham is currently an area where the local COVID alert level is very high.

Coronavirus: Information and advice

Oldham has coronavirus testing facilities in the town centre.

Testing is free and available to anyone showing symptoms of coronavirus.

The centres are open seven days a week.

You must book an appointment on line before going to a testing centre.

You can only book an appointment for a free test through the website:

Get a free coronavirus test

  • You MUST bring a confirmation email of your appointment (printed out or on your phone) and ID
  • You MUST wear a face covering when attending the site

If you are unable to get a test and have symptoms or suspect you may have coronavirus must self isolate untill you are able to get tested.


  • Southgate Street Car Park (next to Oldham Library), OL1 1DN
  • Peel Street in Chadderton, OL9 9JX
  • Honeywell Centre, Hadfield Street. Hathershaw, OL8 3BP