The Victorian Government has ramped up testing for COVID-19 to provide a clearer picture of how the virus has spread in the state and to inform any potential easing of the current restrictions. 

Anyone who is experiencing the symptoms listed, even if they’re mild, is encouraged to get tested:

  • fever
  • chills or sweats
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • loss of sense of smell. 

COVID-19 testing locations

  • Your local general practitioner may perform a test or may refer you to a pathology provider for swab collection
  • A GP respiratory clinic 
  • A Victorian hospital coronavirus Acute Respiratory Assessment Clinic 
  • A Community Health Centre Respiratory Assessment Clinic 
  • A mobile drive-through clinic in a retail setting. The closest locations to Boroondara include Box Hill Central, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre and Westfield Doncaster. 

The DHHS has a full list of locations and more information