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Community based assessment centres (CBACS) are local testing facilities where you can get assessed and tested for COVID-19.

You no longer need to book an appointment to be assessed for testing and testing is free of charge. You can read advice on symptoms of COVID-19 from the Ministry of Health here.

If you are feeling unwell and think you may have COVID-19, please call Healthline 0800 358 5453 or your GP.

CBAC locations and operating hours - subject to change

(Updated 25 May 2020)

   BAC LocationAddressHoursDaysAccess
Capital and Coast DHB:   CCDHB domiciled patients that meet the case definition and require swabbing   should call Health line
Team   Medical1 Coastlands Parade,   Paraparaumu2am-8pmMon-SatBy Appointment
As RequiredSun
Kenepuru HospitalKenepuru Accident and Medical Carpark10am-1pmMon-SatBy Appointment
Wellington After Hours (previously   Newtown School Hall)17 Adelaide Road, Newtown10am-1pmMon-SunBy Appointment
Cannons CreekOra Toa Cannon Creek   Medical Centre; 178 Bedford Street, Cannons Creek, Porirua9am -4pmMon-FriBy Appointment and   Walk-In
(for all Ora Toa patients and anyone   living in Eastern Porirua including Ascot Park and Ranui)10am-1pmSat-Sun
Kapiti, Kenepuru, Wellington and Porirua   Mobile TeamsBy appointment
Additional “designated”   general practices have come online to swab all patients referred to them,   including patients not enrolled with them. Please note: no walk-ins –   swabbing is by referral through the COVID Centre Referrals numbers only.
Hutt Valley DHB: HVDHB   domiciled patients that meet the case definition and require swabbing should   call Health line
Lower Hutt   After Hours Medical Centre729 High St, Lower Hutt8.30am-12.30pmMon-FriWalk In or By Appointment
8am - 10pmSat - Sun
Naenae   Medical Centre45 Treadwell Street,   Naenae9am - 11.30amMon-FriWalk In or By Appointment
1pm - 2.30pmSat
Whai Oranga o te Iwi Health Centre   (Wainuiomata)Adjacent to Whai Oranga   Health1pm - 4pmMon-FriWalk In or By Appointment
11am - 2pmSat
Upper   HuttRiverstone Church, 713   Fergussons Drive, Elderslea1pm - 4pmMon-FriWalk In or By Appointment
10am - 12pmSat
Hutt Valley Mobile10am - 4pmMon-SunBy Appointment
Wairarapa DHB:
Masterton Assessment Centre10 Colombo Road, Masterton10am-1pmMon-SunDrive thru/walk in/referral only
South Wairarapa Practice   Assessment Clinics: centre times are dependent on demand. Anyone requiring   access to the centres should contact the practice.
Greytown Medical Centre Carpark186 East Street, Greytown1pm-3pmMon-FriDrive thru/walk in/referral only
Featherston Medical Centre3 Clifford Square, Featherston3pm-5pmMon-FriDrive thru/walk in/referral only
Martinborough Health ServiceMartinborough Town Hall car park, 8 Texas Street,   MartinboroughFrom 2pm onwardsMon-FriDrive thru/walk in/referral only
Masterton Medical**4 Colombo Road, MastertonMon-FriAppointment only
Whaiora (Masterton)**Queen Street, MastertonMon-FriAppointment only
Wairarapa Mobile8am-4:30pmMon-FriReferral only

** under 12s to be sent here rather than Masterton Assessment Centre


I'm worried I might have COVID-19, should I visit a testing centre?If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please visit your local testing centre or call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. You can read advice on symptoms of COVID-19 from the Ministry of Health here.

How is testing done?

Testing or swabbing may be done in a dedicated testing space by staff or from inside your car.

When will my test results be available?

Test results are generally available within 48 hours. Regional Public Health will notify you if your test result is positive, and work with you to manage your health.

Do I have to pay for testing?

No, assessment and testing is free of charge.