Assessment Centres

Please note, if you have mild symptoms, it is safe to wait over the weekend and phone to arrange testing on Monday. 

Western Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty residents with symptoms of COVID-19 can now go to their doctor (local GP) for assessment and swabbing where needed.  All consultations with general practice for suspected COVID-19 are free.  If you do not have a GP, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice.

Tauranga Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) has now closed.

Accident and Health Care, 19 Second Avenue, Tauranga (07 577 0010) are open from 8am to 9pm every day and are able to do assessments for people with suspected COVID-19, free of charge.

Katikati CBAC has now closed.

One day pop-up clinics and assessment centres

Pahi Tahi will begin operating again from Monday 17 August.  Locations are available from iwi radio and on iwi websites.

 

Eastern Bay of Plenty

Under Level 2 we have resumed COVID-19 Community Testing with our Mobile Drive-Thru Unit.

Drive-thru Locations:

Thurs 13 Aug

10am-2pm Whakatane War Memorial Hall

Friday 14 Aug

10am-2pm Kawerau Ron Hardie Rec Centre
10am-2pm Whakatane War Memorial Hall

Saturday 15 Aug

10am-2pm Whakatane War Memorial Hall
10am-2pm Kawerau Ron Hardie Rec Centre

Sunday 16 Aug

10am-2pm Whakatane War Memorial Hall
10am-2pm Kawerau Ron Hardie Rec Centre


Please come to the assessment site if you have any of the following:

One day pop-up clinics and assessment centres

For a complete list of the latest and ongoing dates and times for confirmed pop-up clinics and assessment centres in the Eastern Bay, please visit www.tpoom.co.nz/service/get-assessed

Bay of Plenty residents with symptoms of COVID-19 can also go to their doctor (local GP) for assessment and swabbing where needed.  All consultations with general practice for suspected COVID-19 are free.  If you do not have a GP, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice. 

 

Rotorua and Taupō districts

For residents of Rotorua and Taupō districts, if you have symptoms and think you need to be tested, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453. Wait for advice for where and when to go for your assessment and follow all instructions.

Rotorua COVID-19 testing centre is at 2 Vaughan Road, Rotorua

Taupō COVID-19 testing centre is at 79 Miro St.


The hours of operation for the testing centres have just been extended, and both centres will now run from 9am-4pm, seven days a week.

 

Pop-Up Testing Centres


Rotorua International Stadium
on Devon St West, on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 9am-4pm.

Turangi Community Health Centre at 28 Tautahanga Road, Turangi. Thursday 13 August, 10am to 2pm

Carpark opposite Turangi Police Station on Friday 14 August, 10am-12noon

 

For more details, visit www.lakesdhb.govt.nz