70 days ago

Where to get a Covid-19 test in Auckland

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

A new Covid-19 community case was reported in Auckland on Thursday.

People who work in Auckland CBD are being encouraged to work from home and anyone displaying symptoms associated with Covid-19 is urged to seek a test.

A number of locations around the city have been linked to the case, including The Vincent Residences, A-Z Collection on High St, Red Pig Restaurant and Starbucks on Queen St.

Anyone with cold and flu symptoms, especially those where community cases have been identified, should seek advice from Healthline on 0800 358 5453 and get a Covid-19 test.

If you are feeling unwell and believe you may have Covid-19, call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or call your GP to get a referral.

GPs around the country can test patients for Covid-19.

A number of community testing sites and pop-up centres are also available.

The community testing centres in Auckland are:

* Balmoral Community Testing Centre, Balmoral Rd: Wednesday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8.30am-2.30pm.
* Health New Lynn, McCrae Way: Monday to Friday, 8.30am -4.30pm.
* Northcote Community Testing Centre, College Rd: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8.30am-2.30pm.
* Otara Community Testing Centre, Fair Mall: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4pm, Sunday, 10am-2pm.
* The Whānau Ora Community Clinic, Druces Rd: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm, Saturday, 8.30am-2.30pm.
* Whānau House, Waipareira Trust Henderson, Corner of Edsel St and Catherine St: Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8am-2pm.

Pop-up testing centres:

* City Centre Community Testing Centre, Freyberg Place: November 13, 8.30am-4pm.
*Wynyard Quarter Carpark Community Testing Centre, Wynyard Quarter: November 13, 9.30am-4.30pm.
*The Doctors Quaymed Britomart Community Testing Centre, Beach Rd: November 13, 8.30am-5pm, November 14, 8.30am-4.30pm.

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