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New drive-through testing clinics open to boost testing

District increases COVID-19 testing

April 2020

New drive-through testing clinics open to boost testing

New drive-through testing clinics open to boost testing

Sydney Local Health District has opened another new drive-through COVID-19 Clinic to increase testing, and to help stop the spread of the virus.

The NSW Government has announced that anyone with symptoms should be tested.

The District's new drive-through COVID-19 Clinic is located at Homebush.

There are also drive-through COVID-19 Clinics at Canterbury-Hurlstone Park, Rozelle and Summer Hill. The Five Dock COVID-19 Clinic has closed.

"We're now doing more testing for coronavirus. We're asking all people with symptoms to be tested to help us stop the spread of COVID-19," Dr Leena Gupta, the Clinical Director of the District's Public Health Unit said.

"If you're feeling unwell with any symptoms - a fever, sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing or other respiratory symptoms - please get tested at one of our clinics You don't have to have been overseas or in contact with someone who has had COVID-19 to be eligible for a test," Dr Gupta said.

Homebush drive-through COVID-19 Clinic

Location: Bressington Park, entry via Underwood Road

Opening Hours: 8.30am-4pm, 7 days a week.

Canterbury Hurlstone Park drive-through COVID-19 Clinic

Location: Car Park, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, Entry from Wattle Lane.

Opening Hours: 8.30am-4pm, 7 days a week.

Rozelle drive-through COVID-19 Clinic

Location: UTAS Car Park, Corner Glover and Church Streets, Rozelle.

Opening Hours: 8.30am-4pm, 7 days a week.

Summer Hill drive-through COVID-19 Clinic

Location: Inner West Council Depot, 7 Prospect Road, Summer Hill.

Opening Hours: 8.30am-4pm, 7 days a week.

Please note the last patient at each Clinic will be triaged at 3.30pm to allow staff time to finish assessing patients.

We also have a pop-up Pyrmont walk-in drive through COVID-19 Clinic. It will be open for four days from Friday 29 May - Monday 1st June.

Pyrmont walk-in drive through COVID-19 Clinic

Location: Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street, Sydney.

Opening Hours: 9am-4pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday (29, 30, 31 May and 1 June.)

There are also COVID-19 Clinics at Royal Prince Alfred, Concord and Canterbury hospitals.

They are open from 8am-10pm, 7 days a week, but the last patient will be triaged at 9pm, to allow staff time to finish assessing patients.

Testing is also available at Redfern Health Centre from 9am-4pm Monday to Friday.

People are advised to follow the signs to the COVID-19 Clinics rather than coming to a hospital's main entrance. And, people are also reminded to practise social distancing by staying 1.5 metres away from others where possible.


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