Evaluating the impact of community COVID-19 testing programmes

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To evaluate the perceived impact of existing Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) via the Community Testing
Delivery Channel on communities in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland.

Specifically in reference to the above over-arching purpose of the project, the evaluation was to
answer the following questions:
1. Who is accessing community testing facilities, and how can more people be engaged with the
community testing programme?
2. How has the community testing programme affected the perception of front-line workers of
the safety of their workplace regarding COVID-19?
3. Does community testing reduce COVID-19 transmission in ‘high-risk’ settings?
4. Can community testing support the recovery of the local area?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021


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