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Brentford FC to host mass testing event

Club join forces with Hounslow Council to tackle Covid-19 at our new home

17 June 2021

Hounslow Council and Brentford Football Club are tackling COVID-19 at the weekend with a mass PCR testing event for the borough’s residents. The event will take place on Saturday, 19 June, at our new stadium. Testing will be available from 11am until 6pm.

Recently promoted to the Premier League, Brentford FC is supporting the Council's drive to get as many people tested as possible at our new stadium. At the same time, it’s an opportunity to visit the stadium. For the past few weeks, residents have been ‘Stepping Up’ for Hounslow by getting PCR tested and vaccinated to help tackle the Delta variant.

Councillor Steve Curran, Hounslow Council’s Leader, said: “Don’t miss the opportunity to get your PCR test at Brentford FC on Saturday. The only way we can all hope to get back to a more normal way of life is if we keep getting tested and remember ‘hands, face, space’. If you’re celebrating Father’s Day this weekend, then why not come along with Dad on Saturday together and get him tested, too!”

Cliff Crown, Brentford FC Chairman, said: “We are delighted to be able to assist and provide a venue for this mass testing event on Saturday. We want to do all we can to stop the spread of Covid-19, the sooner we return to normal, the sooner we can fill our new stadium for the Premier League. We always wanted our stadium to be an asset for the whole community and this is just one way it can be used in the coming years.”

Please note there is no parking available at the ground, so please walk or use public transport if you can. If you have a smart phone, please bring it with you to register upon arrival. Staff on site will be able to help with the registration process if you don’t have a smart phone.

No vaccinations will be given at the event. For a list of locations where you can get vaccinated, visit hounslow.gov.uk/surge.


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