COVID Testing – Local

Need a COVID-19 Test?

Last updated: 12 January 2021

If you are feeling unwell – with signs and symptoms of a cold or flu – or have received a request to have a COVID-19 test, please attend the SRH COVID Clinic drive-through facility.

NEW: use this link https://testtracker.covid19.dhhs.vic.gov.au/citizen-prefill to pre-fill your details to save time at the testing site: the unique number you get stays valid for 90 days!

testing site info

Current Location: 

12 January 2021

Daily, no appointment drive-through testing at the Stawell Aquatic and Leisure Centre Car Park.

TESTING DAILY until further notice: 8am – 11 am

For more information about testing, assessments and options, click here

Call our Respiratory Assessment Clinic on 5358 8630 during office hours for updated testing site information, or for more information about testing call the dedicated Coronavirus Hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days:  1800 675 398.

Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

NOTE: The COVID test is provided free of charge, but if your symptoms require you to see a GP at the Stawell Medical Centre you may be charged a consultation fee.

 

COVID Testing option information:

  • COVID-19 rapid antigen self-tests that are approved in Australia by TGA: read more
  • Department of Health assessment and testing criteria for Rapid antigen testing: more information
  • COVID-19 vaccine at home: Receive a first or second vaccine dose through the at-home service. Currently not available to those needing a vaccine booster dose: More information

 

COVID Test results:

All testing swabs are processed by specialised laboratories in Victoria. The current turnaround time for test results are between 36 – 48 hours.

Waiting for Test Results?
  • Testing results can take up to 2 days, and longer during busy times.
  • If you have been waiting longer for your result, please call the Coronavirus Test Results Hotline on 1800 573 222.
  • The Coronavirus Test Results Hotline operates Mondays to Fridays between 8am and 6pm.
  • The hotline can provide confirmation of a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) result verbally or via text message only. If you require a letter or other form of documentation of your result (such as for travel, medical, work or educational purposes) you should contact a general practitioner who can obtain your result and provide suitable documentation.
  • Please note that the Urgent Care Centre at Stawell Regional Health is unable to access and provide COVID test results.
  • More information:https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/getting-your-results-covid-19