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COVID-19 Collection & Testing in Victoria

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COVID-19 Testing - Request Form Required 

COVID-19 Testing - No Request Form Required

 

COVID-19 testing in Victoria is currently available to:

  • People with the following symptoms, however mild: fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, and loss of sense of smell or taste.
  • If the patient has symptoms, they must return home immediately after the test and remain in self-isolation until they receive their test result.

Telehealth pathology requests

Clinical Labs will continue to partner with you to ensure your patients can access pathology services to complement your care. Our laboratories remain fully operational and we are ready to work with you during this challenging time.

Click on the below link to find out how we can support you with Telehealth pathology requests. 

Telehealth consultation support

Clinical Labs COVID-19 collection & testing

Clinical Labs can collect and receive specimens from asymptomatic and mildly unwell patients.
Acutely unwell patients should be referred to the local ED, with the recommendation to call ahead.

See below for a listing of our Vic COVID-19 collection centres along with patient self-collect instructions.

  • Patients presenting for testing must ensure they have a pathology request form signed by their doctor.
  • Please provide clinical details on request slips so high-risk patients and healthcare workers can be prioritised.
  • Results available within 48-72 hrs (may vary with demand).



VIC DRIVE THROUGH COVID-19 COLLECTION SITES

Request form required.

Suburb Address P/C Phone Fax Opening Hours
Dandenong 38 Herbert St 3175 1300 453 688   Mon-Fri: 8.30AM - 3.00PM
Sat&Sun: Closed
Strathfieldsaye (Bendigo) 1 Apsley St 3551 03 5439 5745   Mon-Fri: 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Newtown (Geelong) 241 Pakington St 3220 0419 208 657 03 5221 6128 Mon-Fri: 8.00AM - 5.00PM
Sat&Sun: Closed
Werribee 234 Hoppers Ln
Opposite Gate 3 Vic Uni
3030 03 9748 9490 03 9748 9490 Mon-Fri 8.00AM - 5.00PM


VIC COVID-19 COLLECTION CENTRES

Request form required.

 Suburb  Address  P/C  Phone  Fax  Opening Hours
St Albans 309 Main Road East
St Albans,
VIC 3021
 3021 03 9367 7611 03 9310 8362 Mon-Fri: 8.00AM - 5.00PM
Sat: 8.00AM - 1.00PM
Sun: Closed
Glen
Waverley
3/274 Springvale Road
Glen Waverley
VIC 3150
 3150 03 9561 4863 03 9560 5090 Mon-Fri: 7.30AM - 6.00PM
Sat: 8.00AM - 1.00PM
Sun: Closed
Mornington 127 Tanti Avenue
Mornington
VIC 3931
 3931 03 5975 9993 03 5975 2177 Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 9.00AM - 12.00PM
Sun: Closed
Traralgon 10-12 Grey Street
Traralgon
VIC 3844
 3844 03 5174 0285 03 5174 0285 Mon-Fri: 7.30AM - 3.30PM
Sat&Sun: Closed

Vic COVID-19 Collection Centres (DHHS) 

For further information please visit dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus or phone the DHHS dedication hotline on 1800 675 398

DHHS DRIVE THROUGH TESTING SITES

No request form required. Patient must be displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Suburb Address P/C Opening Hours Site Information
Bendigo

Bendigo Health, Mercy St

3550

Mon-Sun: 10AM–5:30PM

Accessible via the Anne Caulder Centre Driveway, 100 Barnard St

No Appointment Necessary
Kyabram

Kyabram District Health Service, 88 Fenaughty St

3620

Mon-Sun: 9AM–11AM

Enter via Pettifer St

No Appointment Necessary
Melton

Melton Health, 195-209 Barries Rd

3337

Mon-Fri: 10:30AM–6PM

Sat, Sun & P/Hols: 9AM–12PM

Patient must call to determine eligibility prior to attending – 03 5367 2000

Mernda

Woodland Waters Reserve, Waterview Dve

 

 3754  

Mon-Sun 9:30AM–4:30PM

 No Appointment Necessary

DHHS WALK UP TESTING SITES

No request form or appointment required. Patient must be displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Suburb Address P/C Opening Hours
Bendigo

Bendigo Health, Stewart St

3550

Mon-Sun 10AM–5:30PM

Fawkner

CB Smith Reserve, 79 Jukes Rd

3060

Mon-Sun 10AM–4PM

Lucas

Lucas Community Hub (Ballarat),
Cnr of Merz St & Eleanor Dve,
17 Coltman Plaza

3350

Mon-Fri 9AM–10PM

Sat & Sun 9AM–5PM

DHHS APPOINTMENT ONLY TESTING SITES

No request form required. Patient must be displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Suburb Address P/C Opening Hours Site Information
Coolaroo

Coolaroo Respiratory Centre
512 Barry Rd

3048 9AM–4:30PM Appointment Required.
Phone 03 8840 0800.
Horsham

Horsham Respiratory Clinic
148 Baillie St

3400

Mon 12:30PM– 4:30PM
Tues & Wed 1:30PM–4PM
Thurs & Fri 4:30PM–5:30PM

Appointment Required.
Phone 03 5382 0011.
Norlane

Barwon Health North
155 Princes Hwy

3214

Mon-Sun 9AM–4PM

Appointments Preferred.
Phone 03 4215 4445.

Newcomb

Barwon Health
104-108 Bellarine Hwy

3220

Mon-Sun 8AM–4PM

Appointment Required.
Phone 03 4215 7557.
Sale

Sale Respiratory Centre
12 Inglis St

3850 9AM–5PM Appointments Required.
Phone 03 5143 7900.
Seymour

Seymour Health
1 Bretonneux St

3660

Mon-Sun 9AM–3PM

Appointments Required.
Phone 0436 345 573.
Warrnambool

Warrnambool Respiratory Clinic
2/120 Lava St

3280

Mon-Fri 7:30AM–5PM

Appointments Required.
Phone 0428 606 397.


Patient instructions

Patient informationPatient self-collect instructions

For additional clinical information on the COVID-19 patient self-collection procedure CLICK HERE.

Further information

For further information call the dedicated coronavirus hotline for health professionals on 1800 675 398, 24 hours a day.

Notification is only required for confirmed cases – phone 1300 651 160, 24 hours a day.

To speak to a Clinical Labs customer service team member call 1300 134 111.


Information updated 20.08.20 6:19pm EST.