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Monaghan people urged to attend pop-up Covid test centre

Aug 13, 2021 16:08 By News Northern Sound
Monaghan people urged to attend pop-up Covid test centre Monaghan people urged to attend pop-up Covid test centre
St Joseph's Pastoral Centre
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It's the latest pop-up centre set up across the country.

People in Monaghan are being urged to attend the pop-up Covid test centre this weekend.

The HSE yesterday announced the centre would be opening as the county has seen a dramatic rise in cases over recent weeks.

It will be open from 10am to 6pm tomorrow and Sunday at St Joseph's Pastoral Centre in Monaghan town.

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The centre is open to anyone in the county and not only people who have Covid symptoms.

People need to bring a valid photo ID and a mobile number to receive their results.

Public health specialist Dr Keith Ian Quintyne says an increase in people gathering in groups is being blamed for an increasing number of cases.

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Speaking on The Wider View today he said there's also been a drop in people following guidelines:

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