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Mater’s stand-alone COVID-19 testing clinic (Fever Clinic) has moved to Suite 2, 600 Stanley Street, South Brisbane.
The clinic will test all people who feel unwell with any of the following respiratory symptoms;
The clinic is open daily from 8 am to 4 pm and GP referrals are encouraged to reduce waiting times. Nearest car parking is at Mater Hill West car park.
Please be aware that during peak periods there may be extended waiting periods and remember to social distance while you wait.
Springfield pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic (6 August 2020)
Tomorrow (Friday 7 August) is the last day to get tested at Mater Private Hospital Springfield's pop-up 'walk in only' COVID-19 testing clinic, open from 8 am to 4 pm, located in the main hospital car park off Healthcare Drive.
Testing is available for all age groups including children and GP referrals are encouraged to reduce waiting times. During peak periods there may be some waiting periods so please remember to practice social distancing while you wait and as it is an outdoor clinic, please be sun safe.
Other COVID-19 testing locations:
Mater Pathology also have a number of COVID-19 testing centres in the community. Please click here for location details. Please note, you must have a request form from your doctor for the team to collect your sample from Mater Pathology.
For a full list of Fever Clinics and their opening hours, please visit here.
The Queensland Health restrictions on hospital visitors have been eased, with the risk of COVID-19 being balanced against the needs of patients.
Up to two visitors can visit a patient in hospital at any one time, for any length of time, within visiting hours. Children of any age can now also visit, however they will be counted as one of the visitors.
For the continued safety of our vulnerable patients, only one visitor or support person is allowed at Mater Cancer Care Centre.
More than two visitors continue to be allowed to provide end-of-life support to a patient.
The following restrictions still also apply at all facilities.You cannot visit (unless you are a patient), if:
Routine health screening remains in place at the entrance to all Mater hospitals before patients and visitors may enter and you will be required to sign.
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Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that include the common cold along with more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus and was identified as the cause of a disease outbreak in China, that has now extended into a number of countries around the world. For more information on COVID-19 you can access this patient flyer.
Symptoms of COVID-19:
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and if you’re sick your symptoms might include:
Contact your doctor right away if you have symptoms of COVID-19 and have travelled overseas in the last 14 days or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19.
Before your appointment, please call ahead and tell the staff what your symptoms are and your travel history or that you may have been in contact with a potential case.
Take the Queensland Government's Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) quiz here.
To protect yourself and others from infection it's important to practice good hand hygiene and always;