Aged Care Hotline 1800 570 573 (Hotline open 8am-6pm, Monday-Sunday)
Our experienced mobile team will respond and be onsite to a metropolitan location within 2 hours, with sentinel results available within 24 hours.
The service is bulk billed with a referral form. There is no cost to the resident, staff member or aged care facility for this service.
Training video for COVID-19 swab collection
As an additional resource, this animated video has been created to further assist aged care nurses and staff in completing a COVID-19 swab collection.
This video demonstrates the procedure, including instructions for:
- Appropriate preparation
- Throat and nasal swab collection
- Packaging the completed swab