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Testing of COVID-19  

If you’re feeling sick:

  1. Get tested today 
  2. Stay home andisolate until you get the results and your symptoms resolve. 

Testing helps us find as many cases in the community as quickly as possible. This will ensure we are doing everything we can to manage Queensland’s response to the pandemic. 

If you have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested: 

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat 
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Loss of smell and/or taste 
  • Runny nose 
  • Fatigue 
  • Diarrhoea 
  • Vomiting or nausea 

You can also use theHealthdirect Symptom Checker to check your symptoms. If you have serious symptoms, such as difficulty breathing, call 000 for urgent medical help. 

Remember to call ahead

If you need to get tested for COVID-19, it’s important to call before going to your medical centre or local emergency rooms. Going straight there could put others at risk. 

Head here for everything you ever wanted to know about testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Queensland. 

Still waiting for results? 

If you’ve been tested in a public Queensland Health facility and have not received a call or SMS notification and would like to follow up your negative test result, you can call Pathology Queensland on 1800 472 847

Anyone who has had testing performed at Mater Pathology, QML, Sullivan & Nicolaides Pathology, MedLabor 4Cyte Pathologycan get their results from their referring GP or direct from the private pathology provider. 

Check for updates 

Keep up to-date to protect yourself and your family 

Remember to regularly check for the latest updated information from Queensland Health on: 

There are some simple things you can do to help protect yourself, your family and the people around you. 

  • Understand how to self-isolate 
  • Practice good hygiene 
  • Follow public gathering limits 
  • Stay home and socially distance. 

For more information about COVID-19, visit:

For the latest updates about COVID-19, you can visit the Australian Department of Health website. 

See also our page on COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout for your community.

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