COVID 19 Testing
If you are unwell, you must stay at home. Call 000 if you are concerned about deterioration whilst you are awaiting a COVID result or if you have COVID-19.
Call us on 5750 1000 if you are unwell with COVID or unwell and awaiting a COIVD result and our staff will make a tele-health appointment for you. If you are not unwell please stay home and await contact from the department of health.
Alpine Health, Bright Hospital conducts COVID testing- Please click here for more information
If you are unwell you must stay at home until you return a negative test result. Results can take up to 72 hours to return.
Alternatively, you can contact the Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398
Remember most vaccinated people who contract COVID-19 will have mild symptoms and will not require hospitalisation.
If you have tested positive to COVID-19 you must follow the Victorian Department of Health (DOH) Guidelines on isolation times and when to re-test.
If you become critically unwell whilst awaiting contact from the DOH please call 000.
Some signs you are critically unwell include:
-increasing difficulties breathing
-intractable fevers which are not responding to simple paracetamol
- Chest pain
Rapid Antigen Test (RAT)
You don’t need to report your result if you tested positive from a PCR test.