The McLaren Street walk-in clinic will have priority testing for healthcare workers, truck drivers and pre-operation tests from 8.15AM-10AM
Testing is available for people with symptoms only.
Information on COVID-19 testing and isolation can be found here: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/getting-tested
Positive COVID Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) results no longer require confirmation via a PCR test.
However, positive COVID RAT results will be required to be self-reported to the Department of Health via a web form, or by calling 1800 675 398
Positive cases will then receive an SMS providing information on how to care for themselves, including COVID Positive Pathways and isolation end date.
The web form is available here: https://dhvicgovau.powerappsportals.com/rapid-antigen-test/
Or visit the website: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/report
Open daily, from 10AM - 5.30PM
Completing the COVID-19 Testing Registration Form will help save time at the testing site.
To register for your COVID-19 test, click here and complete the questions.
If you register with a mobile phone number you will receive a text with your unique registration number.
The number can be used for multiple tests within a 90-day period.
If you are unable to complete registration yourself, call the State Government COVID hotline on 1800 675 398.
The Call-to-Test service is for people who have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and cannot leave home due to injury, mobility or other eligible reasons.
The Call-to-Test service is available to:
You must be over five years of age to access this service.
Close contacts without symptoms can use the Call-to-Test service if they have been told by the Department of Health to get tested and meet any of the criteria listed above.
When you call the hotline, they will ask you if you have a referral from a general practitioner. If you have a regular GP, you can get a referral from them by calling them.
If you don’t have a regular GP, a telehealth consultation can be arranged for you when you call the coronavirus hotline.
For more information, click here.
Workplaces and other organisations can notify the Department of Health of an outbreak on their premises via this link: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/covid-outbreak-notification-form
Once complete, the form will be directed to the Department of Health and relevant Local Public Health Unit for the purposes of outbreak management.
The Loddon Mallee Public Health Unit can be contacted on 1800 959 400 for public health advice.
Click here for more information on what to do after your COVID test