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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A new Covid test site has opened in York city centre for visitors, residents and people who work in the city. The centre in St William’s College close to York Minster will be open seven days a week and people do not need to book an appointment. But anyone with Covid symptoms should book a test through the NHS. Health bosses are urging people to regular Covid tests at one of the city’s sites, even if they have no symptoms. To get the latest email updates from North Yorkshire Live, click here . Maggie McLean, Canon Missioner at York Minster said: “Locating the new testing centre at St William’s College in the heart of the York Minster Precinct will make it possible for local residents, workers and visitors to drop in and get tested on a regular and routine basis.
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. “Everyone at York Minster is delighted that the building will make an important contribution to the city’s public health effort to keep infection rates under control.” Test sites have also opened at Acomb Explore Library, Foxwood Community Centre, University of York, York St John University and York Stadium Leisure Complex. Home testing kits will not be available for collection at St William’s College but can be picked up at existing sites or online. St William's College, next to York Minster, dates back to 1465, and is said to be a rare surviving example of this kind of non-monastic religious building. It was originally built to house priests serving in the Minster, and during the Civil War housed the printing presses of Charles I.
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