08 November 2021

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District is urging anyone who attended a funeral at Chambers Park, Tolland on Friday 5 November 2021 to come forward for COVID-19 testing.

This funeral was attended by a large number of people, including a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Anyone who attended the funeral is asked to isolate immediately and remain isolated until they receive a negative result, unless directed by NSW Health.

In response a COVID-19 testing clinic has been established at the Tolland Community Centre:

SuburbAddressOpening timesBookings
Wagga Wagga Tolland Community Centre41 Bruce Street, Tolland Monday 8 November, 2pm to 4pm
Tuesday 9 November, 9am to 3pm
Drop in Clinic. No appointment needed

Further testing is available in Wagga Wagga as follows:

SuburbAddressOpening timesBookings
Wagga WaggaMLHD testing clinic
84 – 86 Murray Street
(between the pharmacy and the Australian Red Cross)
Open 7 Days, 9am to 4pmContact the clinic via the MLHD Hotline 1800 831 099 to book or walk ins accepted
Wagga Wagga Laverty Pathology
Riverina Playhouse Carpark, Tarcutta Street, entry via Cross Street
Monday to Thursday, 8am to 5pm
Friday, 8am to 3pm
Saturday to Sunday, 8am to 1pm
Drive-through clinic. No appointment necessary.
Wagga WaggaGP-Led Respiratory Clinic
8 Tanda Place, Glenfield Park
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pmContact the clinic on 02 6971 5000 to book

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, sore throat, cough, headache, runny nose, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches or pains, and a change in taste or smell.

For testing locations across the District go to the Murrumbidgee Local Health District website, or for help accessing a test call the Murrumbidgee COVID-19 Hotline 1800 831 099.