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Salford overpass, coronavirus warning. Image credit: Matthew Lanceley

Salford Covid cases falling after record spike in infections

The record surge in Salford Covid cases from the easing of restrictions is receding but health officials remain cautious. The […]

Sports Centre Testing Site. Credit: David Poucher

“We need to protect their vulnerable families” – Salford University on providing rapid Covid-19 tests for 20,000 students

Between the 3rd-9th December, Salford University will begin the process of mass testing students for coronavirus before their return home […]

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Salford City Council kick-start lateral flow testing to combat Covid-19

The small-scale trial of Direct LAMP saliva testing which aimed to combat the coronavirus pandemic has ended in Salford. The accuracy of the […]

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Salford Council left “disappointed” in “Government’s failings” over lack of action regarding mass testing in Salford

Image credit: Governor Tom Wolf on Flickr. CC BY 2.0 Gina Reynolds, Head of Adult Services, Health, and Well-being for Salford Council, […]

The coronavirus testing centre was set up in 24 hours at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

“Community testing is the way forwards”: Salford new testing ground for quick saliva Covid tests

Salford has been chosen as a testing site for a new kind of covid testing site. The new community testing […]

British army’s second day of Salford coronavirus testing centre amid confusion over governments new guidelines

British army’s second day of Salford coronavirus testing centre amid confusion over governments new guidelines

Today is the second of a three-day stop by the British army’s Salford coronavirus testing facility in Albert Park’s car […]

Equipment donated by the University of Salford. .

University of Salford donates equipment to help combat coronavirus

The University of Salford has “acted swiftly and with great generosity” after they donated specialist equipment that will help the […]

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“It’s better than the agonising two week wait”- Why you should get tested this HIV Testing Week

  Manchester has one of the highest averages of people living with HIV in the UK  according to Greater Manchester Health […]