Change to opening hours for COVID testing centre


27 July 2020


The Covid-19 community-based assessment centre in the Whanganui Hospital grounds has changed its weekend opening hours to 9am to 1pm Saturday and Sunday. The centre is open 8am to 4.30pm on weekdays.


If you have flu-like symptoms, a cold, cough, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath or loss of sense of smell, go to the centre for assessment and testing.


This is a walk-in/drive-in facility, no appointment is needed and there is no charge. Alternatively, you can call your GP.


After hours ring Whanganui Accident & Medical (WAM) on 06 348 1300 or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.