COVID-19 dedicated collection sites
We have set up four dedicated COVID-19 collection sites for the convenience of patients. All patients must present with a pathology referral from their doctor for COVID-19 testing and MUST book an appointment (see booking instructions below).
|70 Alfred St, North Melbourne||M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm|
|159 Jasper Rd, Bentleigh||M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm|
|28 Station St, Ferntree Gully||M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm|
|28 Cranbourne Rd, Frankston||M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm|
Please note: These four COVID collection sites are CLOSED on weekends and public holidays.
To book, patients can call 9287 7700 and select option 4, or email email@example.com.
Upon arrival, patients must remain in their car and call the mobile number on the signage. The collector will come out to see you.
Shopping centre car park COVID-19 collection sites
These COVID collection sites are open every day (Mon-Sun) 8am - 5pm, except for Roxburgh Park which opens every day 9am - 5pm.
No referral or appointment required
Sites currently open:
157 Mickleham Rd, Tullamarine
Malvern East/Chadstone Golfers Drive - Gate 4, multi-deck car park level 2, enter via Waverley Rd to Golfers Drive
Wyndham City Council Civic Centre - 45 Princes Hwy, Werribee
Broadmeadows Hume City Council - 24 Pearcedale Parade, Broadmeadows
Roxburgh Park Youth and Recreation Centre - 75 Lakeside Drive (MINIMAL WAIT TIME)
Please note: These COVID collection sites are OPEN on weekends and public holidays
Getting tested at a drive-thru or dedicated COVID site: what should I do?
Please confirm your mobile number is correct when it is recorded to ensure you receive your results.
After having your COVID test, return home and self-isolate until given further medical advice.
If symptomatic or a COVID contact, keep away from household members, maintain good hygiene and wear a mask.
Results may take up to 48 hours from the time it is received at the laboratory. Please do not ring the laboratory.
If your COVID-19 test is negative your result will be sent by SMS. Consult your doctor about release from isolation.
If your COVID-19 test is positive you will be contacted by a doctor and the Health Department. Stay in isolation, keep away from household members and follow DHHS advice.
Dedicated hotline (24/7): 1800 675 398
Coronavirus (COVID-19) results SMS for 'not detected'
All results where COVID-19 is not detected will be sent to patients via SMS where a mobile number has been provided.
Please be aware that SMS is not considered completely secure and is subject to abuse, typographical error, misdirection or non-delivery.
We will make every effort to SMS the result, but can take no responsibility should you fail to receive the SMS or your privacy is breached.
Please note, only COVID-19 ‘not detected’ results will be sent as an SMS.
Results may take up to 48 hours from the time the sample is received in our laboratory.
If you have not received your result after this time, please call our Results Department on 9287 7777.