COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information, advice & Council services

Covid-19 Lateral Flow Device Tests


COVID-19 testing is no longer recommended or available for most people. If you develop symptoms, you should follow guidance for people with symptoms respiratory infection including of COVID-19.

Testing is recommended for some specific groups to protect those at highest risk and to support clinical care and only those groups are eligible for free tests.

You should only order lateral flow tests if: · you may be eligible for COVID-19 treatments

  • you work in health or social care and you have COVID-19 symptoms · you’re a carer who provides close personal care for someone who is at higher risk if they contract COVID-19 and you have COVID-19 symptoms
  • your GP or a healthcare professional asks you to take a test

If you are in a group who may be eligible for COVID-19 treatments and you have symptoms you should follow the guidance at: · Treatments for coronavirus (COVID-19)

For further information please visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): testing | nidirect

Council services and access to facilities

Up-to-date information on Council services and access to venues and facilities is available from the links below. 

You can speak to a member of staff by telephoning the Council on 0300 303 1777 (calls charged at local rate), Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. Alternatively you can contact us via the chat function on our website during normal office hours or by sending us an email to

You can also perform a number of transactions with us online by visiting the Do It Online section of our website.

Council offices, venues & facilities

Leisure centres

Household bin collection service 

Recycling centres 

Bulky waste collection service

Environmental Health incl. Covid-19 Emergency Powers, Role of PSNI & Councils and Covid-19 Restrictions

Parks & Open Spaces

Council organised events

Public conveniences

Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships


Building Control


Council operated off street car parks








Community support