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Wellington Anniversary Day

All Wellington SCL collection centres will be CLOSED on Wellington Anniversary Day, Monday 24 January. Collection centres usually open on Saturdays will however operate with normal hours on Saturday 22 January.

Collection centre update

The Mana and Stokes Valley collection centres remain closed. All other collection centres remain open in the current COVID traffic light status. Please remember: If you have symptoms COVID-19 please stay home and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or your GP.If you awaiting a COVID-19 test result please also stay home (this excludes surveillance testing). […]

Festive season opening hours

Our collection centre opening hours over the Christmas / New Year period can be found here.

Use of saliva testing over summer

When the Auckland boundary lifts at 11:59pm Tuesday 14 December, anyone travelling from Auckland who is fully vaccinated will no longer need to show a proof of test, and instead can use their My Vaccine Pass to travel. Unvaccinated workers who are travelling are encouraged to use Rapid Antigen Tests, available from participating pharmacies free of charge, to meet […]

Greytown Collection Centre is moving!

From 1 November 2021, the Greytown Collection Centre will be located at a new address: > Five Rivers Medical, 32 Bidwills Cutting Road, Greytown Opening hours and contact information remains the same and can be found here.

Personal travel to/from Level 3 areas – testing update

For updated information on who can travel across alert level boundaries and the testing requirements please refer to the Unite Against COVID-19 website. Personal travel information is available hereBusiness travel information available here. At this time, publicly funded saliva testing is NOT an option for personal travel testing or the education sector. Nasopharyngeal swab testing is available and are […]

COVID-19 Saliva testing

Are you a permitted worker, or employer of permitted workers travelling across alert level boundaries? To find out more about saliva testing click here.

Screening questions – Alert Level 3 & 4

Anyone coming to our collection centres will be screened at the door before entering. Screening is in place to protect all patients and our staff. If you have any of the following, please do not come to the collection centre, stay home and call your GP for advice regarding getting a COVID test. FeverNew coughNew breathlessnessSort throatRunny […]

Alert Level 3 & 4 update

Due to the current COVID-19 situation many of our collection centres are working on reduced hours or are closed. The following Collection Centres are CLOSED: Naenae, Mana and Eastbourne are closed during the current alert level.Tawa and Masterton Medical Centres are temporarily closed.Stokes Valley collection centre is closed until further notice. The following three additional […]