How do I get tested for COVID-19?

COVID-19 testing in MidCentral DHB

Last updated on 12 August 2020

If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, follow the instructions below to be referred to the appropriate testing site for your locality.

Am I eligible for testing?

Community members who are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or respiratory illness should follow the instructions below to be referred to a testing site where appropriate.

Learn more about COVID-19 symptoms

Testing in the MidCentral District

Testing for COVID-19 is currently being done at General Practice and at our testing site in Palmerston North. If you think you need a test, please call ahead to your GP team or Healthline to get a phone assessment. 
You will then be advised of the next steps if you do require a test.

The testing site in Palmerston North is at 575 Main St and is open daily from 8.30am and 4.30pm.

The dedicated Healthline number is 0800 358 5453.