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Feeling unwell? Get tested at Heathcote Health

November - 12, 2020

Heathcote Health will be holding symptomatic coronavirus (COVID-19) testing clinics on Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week.

During the summer period, as from Monday 16th November 2020, the
operation times will be 10am to 11am. (testing not available on Public Holidays)

This means if you have any of the following symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) you may attend to be tested:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills or sweats
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste

In certain circumstances headaches, muscle soreness, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea may also be considered as symptoms.

You may attend for asymptomatic testing in these circumstances:

  • Asymptomatic Truck Drivers, Commercial Passenger and Food Delivery Vehicle. This can occur though our drive-thru Testing Clinic and they are not required to isolate after being tested if they do not have symptoms.
  • Pre-surgery patients who have been requested to have a test for COVID-19; verification via an authorised letter from a health service. These people should self-isolate until their admission to hospital.
  • Individuals identified as close contacts of a positive case, or associated with an outbreak in a high risk setting; verification via DHHS letter or text message. These people must isolate at home for 14 days from their exposure.

The Heathcote Health Testing Clinic will operate as a drive-through service between 10:00am and 11:00am as from 16/11/2020 at the rear of the Social Support Group Building; enter via Hay Street and follow signage.

Please make a booking by phoning (03)5431-0900 in business hours, or just attend during clinic times.

Please bring your Medicare card, there will be no charge as the service will be bulk-billed

You will be asked a series of questions such as:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Contact number
  • Email address – if you have one
  • Occupation
  • Do you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Your symptoms
  • Travel history of the last 14 days
  • Contact with any confirmed cases of COVID19

Your consent will be required to proceed with testing
Please make a booking by phoning (03)5431-0900 in business hours
Please follow signage and directions of the Heathcote Health staff
Test results will be communicated to you directly

It is a directive that if your test results are positive, you will be required to isolate for 14-days & re-present (twice) for testing at the completion of the isolation period.

Please check the Heathcote Health Facebook page for up to date information regarding our COVID-19 Testing Clinic and all health related matters