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 Please note: Our clinics may temporarily close at short notice due to severe weather including heavy rain, flooding,
snowfall, thunderstorms, and high winds.  


If you test positive on a rapid antigen test (RAT) please 
register this with Service NSW. Voluntarily registering your result can help you access medical support from NSW Health, including antiviral medicines if you are eligible.

For the latest information on testing, please see here.

For information on isolation requirements, please see here.

Where are NBMLHD COVID-19 Clinics?

Penrith

Free testing clinics, operated by other health care providers, are in the Penrith area. 

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Hospital Drive-through Clinic*
Woodlands Road, Katoomba
Normal operating hours: 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Closed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, Public Holidays

*Please note: This clinic will be closed on Friday 11 November 2022. It will reopen on Monday 14 November 2022.


Lithgow

Lithgow Hospital Walk-in Clinic

Col Drewe Drive, South Bowenfels
Normal operating hours: 9am to 12pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Closed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, Public Holidays

 

Hawkesbury
Free testing clinics, operated by other health care providers, are nearby in Windsor and Richmond.


To find your nearest testing service, visit NSW Health COVID-19 Clinics.

 

Are there other Clinics available?

In addition to our clinics, there are also free testing clinics operated by other health care providers and GP-led respiratory clinics in the Penrith, Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains areas. You do not need a referral for the GP-led clinics. If your GP has given you a referral for a COVID-19 test you can attend some private pathology centres and be tested there.

 

Who should be tested?

Our Clinics are for anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • fever
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • loss of smell
  • loss of taste
  • shortness of breath

Other reported symptoms of COVID-19 include tiredness, blocked nose, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting and loss of appetite.

Please bring along your Medicare card to assist with the registration process.

 

How do I get my test results?

If you have been tested at one of our COVID-19 clinics your results will be sent to your mobile usually within a few days.

Please remember, to receive your results you must register your mobile by sending the words ‘my result’ to 0480 050 018.

You will immediately receive an SMS response asking you to verify your identity.

There are also instructions on the handout you received at the Clinic.

Updated 10 February 2022