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Here is a link to an excellent guide so you and others will know what to do if exposed  

Asymptomatic Pop-up testing

Complete the registration form. You’ll save us (and you) a lot of time by having it completed before arriving.


The Respiratory Assessment Clinic in Merri Street will be open 8am – 4pm. This clinic is via booking and is particularly targeting people with mobility issues or disabilities, parents with children and aged persons to ensure wait times are limited. To make an appointment please call 5563 1666 option 5.


Leura Oval Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 am- 4:30 pm

Symptomatic COVID-19 testing

SWH Warrnambool COVID testing site at 184 Merri Street 8am – 4pm

By appointment only – call 5563 1666 choose option 5

• Complete the registration form. You’ll save us (and you) a lot of time by having it completed before driving in:
• You will then receive a text with your unique registration number (valid for 90 days and can be used for multiple tests).
• Call the COVID Testing Clinic: 1800 965 144 for an appointment– option 3 for assistance.

If you need a medical certificate you will need to advise when making appointment.

Once the swab is completed, a further text will be sent from the Department of Health with information on what to do after being tested. Notification of a negative COVID result will also be sent by text (usually within 24 hours of test being done).

Testing for the vulnerable and elderly

Call to Test system:

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:
•people with an injury, chronic health issue, or frailty affecting mobility
•people with moderate to severe physical or psychosocial disability
•people with moderate to severe mental health or behavioural issues not otherwise classified as a psychosocial disability
•carers for a person with moderate to severe disability.

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.

Call the coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 675 398 and select option 4 and then option 5 to find out if you are eligible for this service.


Page last updated: 9 October 2021

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