**Update** 2 August 2021

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We are continuing to provide COVID-19 testing at our Respiratory Assessment Clinic.  If you have symptoms you can book an appointment for this clinic via www.hotdoc.com.au. Walk in testing is available from 3.30-4.30pm Mon-Fri if you are unable to book an appointment.

If you do NOT have symptoms, please visit Barratt & Smith Pathology between 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, at 127 Langtree Avenue, MILDURA VIC 3500.

Please phone 5021 7653 if you have questions or concerns.  Our phones are exceptionally busy right now so we ask for your patience during this time.

You can also email covid@schs.com.au if with any questions.

How to book your COVID-19 Test

If you have symptoms, please make an appointment for our afternoon COVID-19 testing clinic.  Click here for our online booking system.  You can also access the online booking system by going to www.health.gov.au then type ‘respiratory clinics’ in the search field.
As always, for advice regarding current COVID restrictions, other testing sites and isolation requirements please refer to www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus 

Book your appointment online.

*People who are unable to access the internet and/or do not have someone to assist them, can phone us Monday to Friday from 8.30am – 5.00pm on 03) 5022 5444.

Where do I get my test?

The Mildura Respiratory Clinic is located at Sunraysia Community Health Services – 137 Thirteenth Street, Mildura VIC.  Please follow the signs from the SCHS carpark (off Thirteenth Street).

If you require a test outside of the clinic’s operating hours, please contact your GP or other local testing centre.

What symptoms should I look out for?

If you have any of the following symptoms (even mild) should make an appointment to attend the clinic:

  • Fever
  • Chills or sweats
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of sense of smell

In certain circumstances headache, muscle soreness, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea may also be considered.

COVID-19 infections present very much like a flu infection but is much more serious. People at higher risk of COVID-19 include older people, those in aged care facilities, travelers, reduced immune systems, and those with heart or lung disease.

Refer to the Department of Health for more information – see DHHS criteria and directions.

What is COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, is part of a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases.

For the latest official COVID-19 medical advice and case numbers:

www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus (Victoria)
www.health.gov.au (National)
1800 020 080

What can I do to keep myself and community safe from COVID-19?

Practice

  • good hygiene
  • physical distancing
  • be aware of current advice and directions from the Department of Health
  • understand when and how to properly wear a mask
  • get tested if you have symptoms, stay home and isolate until you receive your results
  • understand when to isolate or quarantine.

Visit the Department of Health or Victorian Department of Health websites for more information and updates.