Do I have Omicron? The 5 places in Oldham where you can get a free PCR test

Date published: 30 December 2021

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, you can take a free PCR test in Oldham which will confirm if you have the virus.

The latest data in Oldham shows a 96% increase in positive cases compared to the previous week.  There were 2966 cases in the week 19-25 December.

This equates to a rate (per 100,000) of 1248, which is now higher than the national average of 1100.

If you are displaying any of the following symptoms, you should get a PCR test immediately:

  • Loss of taste or smell
  • High temperature
  • New, continuous cough

The following symptoms have been reported with the Omicron variant:

  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache

You are encouraged to book an appointment online however, walk-ins are also accepted at Honeywell Centre, Peel St and Higher Memorial Park.


  • Higher Memorial Park, Failsworth, M35 9DE
  • Honeywell Centre, Hadfield Street. Hathershaw, OL8 3BP
  • Peel Street in Chadderton, OL9 9JX
  • Prince Street, Oldham Mumps Tram Station Car Park
  • Southgate Street Car Park (next to Oldham Library), OL1 1DN

Opening Times:

You must bring a confirmation email of your appointment (printed out or on your phone) and ID.  You must also wear a face covering when attending the sites.

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

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