If you think you may have symptoms of COVID-19, please call Healthline 0800 358 5453 or call ahead to your local GP for advice. You can also read advice on symptoms of COVID-19 from the Ministry of Health here.
COVID-19 community testing facilities have been established in areas where they can best meet the needs of the local community.
These centres, also known as CBACs (Community Based Assessment Centres), are primarily to screen and assess people for testing, and test those who meet the criteria. Current criteria can be found on the Ministry of Health website.
I’m worried I might have COVID-19, should I visit a testing centre?
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or call your local GP for advice. Your GP or Healthline may refer you to a testing centre.
You can read advice on symptoms of COVID-19 from the Ministry of Health here.
How is testing done?
Testing or swabbing may be done in a dedicated testing space by staff or from inside your car.
When will my test results be available?
Test results are generally available within 48 hours.Regional Public Health will notify you if your test result is positive, and work with you to manage your health.
CBAC locations and operating hours – ANZAC weekend
(Updated 24 April 2020)
|CBAC Location||Address||Operating Hours||Days||Access|
|Capital and Coast DHB: Call the COVID-19 Centre 0800 885 022 for an appointment at your nearest clinic.|
|Team Medical Coastlands Mall (previously Kāpiti Health Centre)||1 Coastlands Parade, Paraparaumu||1pm –|
|Kenepuru Hospital||Kenepuru Accident and Medical Carpark||10am-4pm|
|Newtown School Hall|
Will relocate to Wellington After Hours (starting on 27 April)
|Mein Street, Newtown|
|Cannons Creek||Ora Toa Cannon Creek Medical Centre||10am-2pm|
|Capital and Coast Mobile|| |
|Karori Medical Centre||301 Karori Road (St Teresa’s church)||9am-12pm|
|Hutt Valley DHB: People living in the HVDHB area that meet the case definition and require swabbing should be referred to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 04 5768619. They will be given an appointment time at the nearest clinic. Patients can also drive or walk up to most clinics – there may be a wait if they do not have an appointment, or they can be given a time to return if busy.|
|Lower Hutt After Hours Medical Centre||729 High St, Lower Hutt||8am-10pm||Sat-Sun-Mon||Referral & drive up /walk in|
|Naenae Medical Centre||45 Treadwell Street, Naenae||11am-2pm|
|Ropata Medical Centre||Ropata Carpark, 135 Witako Street, Epuni, Lower Hutt||8am-6pm|
|Referral only/ walk in|
|Wainuiomata||Adjacent to Whai Oranga Health||11am-2pm|
|Referral & drive up /walk in|
|Upper Hutt||Riverstone Church, 713 Fergusson Drive, Elderslea,|
|Referral & drive up /walk in|
|Hutt Valley Mobile||10am-4pm||Sat-Sun-Mon||Referral only|
|Masterton Assessment Centre||10 Colombo Road, Masterton||10am-1pm||Sat-Sun-Mon||Drive thru/walk in/referral only|
|South Wairarapa Practice Swabbing: centre times are dependent on demand. Anyone requiring access to the centres should contact the practice.|
|Carterton Medical||St David’s Church, 164 High Street South, Carterton||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Greytown Medical Centre Carpark||186 East Street, Greytown||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Featherston Medical Centre||3 Clifford Square, Featherston||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Martinborough Health Service||Martinborough Town Hall car park, 8 Texas Street, Martinborough||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Masterton Medical**||4 Colombo Road, Masterton||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Whaiora (Masterton)**||Queen Street, Masterton||Closed||Sat-Sun-Mon||Appointment only|
|Wairarapa Mobile||8am-1pm||Sat-Sun-Mon||Referral only|
** under 12s to be sent here rather than Masterton Assessment Centre