Supporting everyone to be healthy and live well

FAQs for ERH Asymptomatic Screening Clinic

Is testing mandatory?

No. Testing is completely voluntary.

Is there a cost for the test?

No. The cost of the testing will be covered by the health service.

Will I come into contact with people who have symptoms of coronavirus?

No. The testing clinic for community members without symptoms is in a separate location to the ED screening clinic as it is important that we do not put our staff or community at risk. The process for testing is also a little different.

Will I need to self-isolate after I have been tested?

No. Once tested, you will not be required to self-isolate while waiting for the test results.

Where will the clinic be located and how can I access the testing?

The entrance to the clinic can be accessed from the corner of Leichardt and Francis Street – large external signage will direct you to the clinic site.

Operating hours and what to do before you come.

The clinic will operate from 9:30am-1230pm then 1:30pm–5:00pm.

To assist in streamlining the testing process for staff, we ask that you

When will I know the result of my test?

The test results can take a few days to come through. Rest assured, you will be contacted by a member of our testing team and advised of the result of your test.