COVID-19 dedicated collection sites

We have set up 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.


70 Alfred St, North MelbourneM-F 8:30am – 4:30pm
159 Jasper Rd, BentleighM-F 8:30am – 4:30pm
28 Station St, Ferntree GullyM-F 8:30am – 4:30pm
28 Cranbourne Rd, FrankstonM-F 8:30am – 4:30pm

Printable version of COVID-19 collection sites

To book, patients can call 9287 7700 and select option 4, or email

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

All open 7 days per week, 9am - 5pm
No referral or appointment required

Sites currently open:
Chadstone Shopping Centre - Car park C (green), P2
Northland Shopping Centre - Target/Kmart entrance
Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre - enter via Derrimut Rd

Please note: Melbourne Pathology also provided COVID-19 collections at the following shopping centre car parks:

Victoria Gardens
Bayside Frankston (until 11/5)
The Glen

If you visited another shopping centre COVID site, your result will come from another pathology provider.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) results

SMS results - COVID-19 'not detected' only
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. 

All positive COVID results are communicated by phone call from the referring doctor or our Medical Microbiologist.

Results take a minimum of 72 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.