Testing Clinics

DO NOT go to your GP or the Emergency Department for COVID-19 Testing 

If you have symptoms:

  • Only leave your home to get the test.
  • Return home immediately after the test, and stay home until you receive a negative result.
  • If you have a medical emergency call 000

CLICK >> All Victorian testing sites

The Victorian testing sites website also lists:

The Testing Registration Form can help reduce wait times.

CLICK >> Testing Registration Form 


Ballarat testing clinics

BHS Drive-through clinic

No appointment needed 

Creswick Road Parking Lot  

116 Creswick Road carpark 


This clinic is open from:

  • Monday to Friday - 9.30am to 5.00pm
  • Saturday - 9.00am to 2.00pm
  • Sunday - CLOSED

CLICK >> Clinic hours during extreme weather events

Please note: 

If you attend a drive-through clinic, and the line is too long for you, please return home where you are safe, and then attend the clinic at a later date. Or alternatively, please book for a test at UFS Respiratory Clinic.    

Our Rapid Response Testing Team (RRTT) is stood up-or-down in accordance with local testing demand. BHS continues to work with local health care providers to ensure adequate locally testing is available.  

UFS Respiratory Clinic  

Walk-in or by appointment 
Book Online or call 03 4311 1571


Corner of Dana and Doveton Street South, Ballarat

4Cyte Pathology 

No appointment needed 

630 Skipton Street, Redan

Daylesford testing clinics

Testing appointments can be made at: 

  • Daylesford: Daylesford Health (17 Hospital Street) on 03 5321 6654 
  • Kyneton: Kyneton Health (7-25 Caroline Chisholm Drive) on 03 5422 9900  

Other Victorian Testing sites

Click here for testing clinics across Victoria     

Call to Test

The Call to Test Service is available to people who are 5 years of age or older and have symptoms of COVID-19 but are unable to leave their home. All callers are screened for eligibility.

To access this service
Call the COVID-19 hotline: 1800 675 398 and select option 9.

Click here for more information on the Call to Test Service, including eligibility requirements.


Former testing clinics

The following locations are now permanently closed for COVID-19 testing:

  • Morsehead Park pop-up - closed
  • Ballarat Senior Citizens Centre Little Bridge Street - closed
  • 15 Errard Street - closed
  • Sebastopol Dental Clinic pop-up - closed
  • Marty Busch Reserve drive-thru clinic - closed 

Rapid Test Instructions

Click below for a list of approved Rapid Antigen Tests (RA Tests) and their instructions.

You can also visit the TGA for more information.

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