THE WESTERN MEDICAL CENTRE

168 Somerville Rd, Yarraville, Vic 3013


Call Us: 03 9351 7699


PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT BOOKINGS


Coronavirus testing (COVID-19) is available for existing patients who fit the following clinical and epidemiological criteria:

Clinical criteria:

Fever (≥ 38)  

OR  

Acute respiratory infection (sore throat, cough, shortness of breath)

Epidemiological criteria:


  • Travellers from overseas with onset of symptoms within 14 days of return
  • Cruise ship passengers and crew with onset of symptoms within 14 days of return
  • Close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases with onset of symptoms within 14 days of last contact
  • Healthcare workers, residential aged care workers and disability care workers meeting clinical criteria
  • People who have worked within the last 14 days in public facing roles within
    • homelessness support
    • child protection
    • police force
    • firefighters
    • childcare and early childhood education
    • primary or secondary schools
  • Any person aged 65 or over
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people meeting clinical criteria
  • People in other high risk settings


These appointments can only be booked with Dr Gretel Heitbaum. There will be specific time slots available each weekday for testing. Please call 93517699 to book this appointment.  

On arrival at The Western Medical Centre - please call reception on 93517699 from your car or outside to notify us of your arrival. 


You will be tested in your car or an outside location. 

For further information 24/7 please call the Dedicated DHHS hotline on 1800 675 398.