Where to get tested for COVID-19


Have symptoms? Need a COVID-19 test? Call your GP or 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) to get tested.


COVID-19 testing is free of charge.


0800 VIRUS 19 Call Centre

Our call centre can refer you for testing.

Operating Hours:

9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday
9am to 12noon, Weekends

See Ministry of Health - Manatū Hauora for more information.

Call Healthline for health advice 0800 358 5453.

Designated Practices 

Designated practices are general practices that will see and test you, whether or not you are enrolled with that practice.

If you are an enrolled patient at a designated practice, you can continue to attend as you normally would.

Remember, it is important to always call first.

Designated Practices

 -       Alexandra Family Medical

-        Aspiring Medical Centre (Wanaka)

-       Cromwell Medical Centre

-       Dunedin Urgent Doctors

-       Fiordland Medical Centre (Te Anau)

-       Health Central Ltd

-       He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre (Invercargill)

-       Health Central

-       Invercargill Medical Centre 

-       Junction Health (Cromwell/Central Otago)

-       Kurow Medical (Kurow/Waitaki)

-       Mornington Health Centre (Dunedin)

-       Mosgiel Health Centre (Mosgiel/Tieri)

-        Otautau Medical Centre

-        Queens Park General Practice

-       Queenstown Medical

-       South City Medical   

-       Te Kāika (Dunedin)

-       Wakatipu Medical Centre

-       Wanaka Medical Centre


General Practices Testing for COVID-19

A number of general practices in the region are providing their usual care as well as testing for COVID-19. If you are enrolled with one of these practices it may be the right place for you to be tested. You might notice that patients there for COVID-19 testing and patients attending for other appointments are seen separately.

Call your own practice first.

 -       Albany Street Medical Centre

-       Alexandra Family Medical

-       Amity Health Centre

-       Aurora Health Centre

-       Bester McKay Family Doctors

-       Bluff Community Medical Trust

-       Broadway Medical Centre

-       Catherine Street Medical Centre

-       Catlins Medical Centre

-       Caversham Medical Centre

-       Central Medical Oamaru

-       Clutha Health First

-       Clutha Health First General Practice

-       Cromwell Family Practice

-       Cromwell Medical Centre

-       Doctors Adam & Cleveland

-       Dr Johri’s Practice

-       Dunedin North Medical Centre

-       Dunedin South Medical Centre

-       East Otago Health

-       Gardens Medical Centre

-       Gordon Road Medical Centre

-       Gore Health Centre

-       Gore Medical Centre

-       Green Island Family Health Care

-       Green Island Medical Centre

-       HealthCentral Ltd.

-       Helensburgh Medical Centre

-       Invercargill Medical Centre

-       Junction Doctors - Oamaru

-       Lawrence Medical Centre

-       Lumsden Medical Centre

-       Maori Hill Clinic

-       Mataura Medical Centre

-       Milton Health Centre

-       Mornington Health Centre

-       Musselburgh Medical Centre

-       North End Health Centre

-       Oamaru Doctors

-       Otautau Health Centre

-       Pitt Street Medical

-       Queens Park General Practice

-       Queenstown Medical Centre

-       Ranfurly Medical Centre

-       Roslyn Health Centre

-       Roxburgh Medical Centre

-       South City Medical Centre

-       Tuatapere Medical Centre

-       Vercoe Brown and Associates

-       Victoria Avenue Medical Centre

-       Wakatipu Medical Centre

-       Wanaka Medical Centre

-       Waverley Health

-       West Otago Health

-       Whitestone Family Practice

-       Winton Medical Services


Practices NOT Testing for COVID-19

These practices are not conducting COVID-19 testing but are still open for their patients.

-       Community Support Medical Centre

-       Glengarry Medical Centre

-       Harbour Health Port Chalmers

-       Meridian Medical Centre

-       Mountain Lakes Medical

-       Otago Peninsula Medical Centre

-       Outram Medical Centre

-       Riverton Medical Centre

-       Servants Health Centre

-       South Hill Medical Centre

-       Waihopai Health Services

-       Waikiwi Medical Centre