Boorowa to host COVID mobile testing clinic

Gunna Stephens is tested for COVID-19.
Gunna Stephens is tested for COVID-19.

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District's (MLHD) COVID-19 Mobile Testing Clinic will be visiting Boorowa Multipurpose Service this Saturday, August 15 from 9.45 am - 11.00 am.

Anyone who is feeling unwell is strongly encouraged to come along and be tested.

The clinics are free, completely confidential and no appointment is necessary.

Drop in on the day or book for an appointment on 1800 831 099.

People who are tested will be asked to self-isolated until their test result comes back - this should now take just 30 hours.

You can also get your results by SMS/text message.

The mobile clinics provide an additional service to the standard MLHD testing clinics in Cootamundra, Deniliquin, Griffith, Leeton, Tumut and Wagga Wagga.

These standard clinics are available by appointment made through the COVID-19 Hotline on 1800 831 099.

Testing is also available through Commonwealth funded GP-Led Respiratory Clinics in Griffith, Deniliquin, Gundagai, Tumut, Wagga Wagga and Young.

The purpose of the respiratory clinic is to clinically assess people with mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms.

Patients with any symptoms can make an appointment to attend the clinic by calling HealthDirect on 1800 022 222 or book online at www.hotdoc.com.au .

These clinics are by appointment only and are also free for patients.