Southern - COVID-19 Community Testing Centres
Community Health Service, COVID-19 Testing
Community Testing Centre
Community based testing is done by general practice in the Southern region. There are no drop-in community-based testing centres or pop up testing sites at present.
People in Otago or Southland seeking a COVID-19 test should call 0800 VIRUS 19 (0800 847 8719) or their local GP for advice. If you are offered a test for COVID-19, please take it. It will help us ensure we don’t have community transmission, and help keep your friends and whānau safe. Regardless of where you are tested, COVID-19 testing is free of charge.
Call your GP or 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) to get tested. If you don't have a GP, or your GP does not offer COVID-19 tests, you can be tested at a designated practice. Call 0800VIRUS19 / 0800 847 8719 to be arrange testing.
0800 VIRUS 19 Call Centre (0800 847 8719)
8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday
8.30am to 4.00pm, Weekends and Holidays
Covid-19 testing is FREE for everyone.
Community COVID-19 / Coronavirus Testing Centre
Screening and prevention
- COVID-19 / Coronavirus Testing Centre
Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki