COVID-19 Testing (same day COVID-19 PCR results)

  • COVID-19 PCR CBD Doctors Melbourne



If you test positive to COVID-19 and you are in a hotel, you need to notify your hotel. Negotiate your stay in the same room (if possible) as per the Department of Health recommendations you must isolate for 7 days. If you can't stay in your hotel, please fill in the emergency accommodation application and call 1800 365 100 and press zero. You may be moved to a quarantine hotel.

CBD Doctors Melbourne
offers COVID-19 RT-PCR testing for people who are travelling overseas or arriving into Australia ONLY.

We no longer offer tests for people who require a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR results for other purposes ie. work.

You will need to pay your invoice from tyro (received from noreply@ecommerce.tyro.com) within 24 hours of receiving your invoice otherwise your appointment will be cancelled. Please check your junk mail. If your invoice is not paid within 24 hours of receiving your invoice you will not be tested. Due to the limited number of bookings we want to ensure patients who adhere to our policies are tested given limited numbers.

Please make sure you wear a mask, bring both your passport and travel itinerary. Those patients arriving into Australia will also be required to provide their itinerary.

Please note we only conduct a limited number of tests to ensure we provide timely results.

We do NOT test people who have been to exposure sites or have received a message from the Department of Health. We don’t provide tests for COVID-19 primary contacts. Testing is available for people who are travelling overseas or arriving into Australia ONLY. Please note: we don’t provide tests for those travelling to and via China and Hong Kong. If you intend to stop over in Hong Kong we are NOT able to test you.

NOTE: IF YOU HAVE BEEN TESTED WITH A COVID-19 ANTIGEN TEST AND THE TEST IS POSITIVE, YOU ARE INFECTIOUS AND YOU NEED TO GO TO A COVID-19 TESTING SITE FOR CONFIRMATION. WE CAN'T DO THE TEST FOR YOU. WE DO NOT CONDUCT OR PROVIDE ANTIGEN TESTS.

If you are travelling to European countries, UK, Middle East, US, or Asia, you will need a COVID-19 RT-PCR test. QR codes are provided with our international travel certificates. As above, we don’t provide tests for those travelling to and via China and Hong Kong. If you intend to stop over in Hong Kong we are NOT able to test you.

The requirements set by a country and an airline could be different. We strongly recommend that you check both requirements before booking your COVID-19 test at CBD Doctors Melbourne.

The majority of airlines require a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test before travelling. We continue to have direct communication with airlines and different embassies to ensure the certificates provided meet their requirements

We suggest the COVID-19 RT-PCR test is done as close to the flight as possible. Our policies allow re-scheduling if you need it.

We are an independent medical clinic, and our COVID-19 testing is provided by well-trained health professionals.

If you are not sure that you would like to be tested at CBD Doctors Melbourne, please book at a State run respiratory clinic, hospital or dedicated pathology centre.

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Testing

Process:

  1. Register as a patient at CBD Doctors Melbourne via Hotdoc online. It is very important when registering as a new patient that you put your FULL name including your middle name (no nicknames). Your details should be the same as those on your passport. WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY IF YOU PROVIDE US WITH THE WRONG DETAILS. This includes your personal details, email, address or wrong flight details.
  2. Book online via our website. Bookings via phone are unavailable.
  3. Payment is required PRIOR TO THE TEST and via Tyro payments:
      • –  You will receive an email from noreply@ecommerce.tyro.com.au which will include your invoice and instructions. Please check your junk mailbox. You will need to pay your invoice within 24 hours of receiving your invoice otherwise your appointment will be cancelled. If your invoice is not paid within 24 hours of receiving your invoice you will not be tested. Due the limited number of bookings we want to ensure patients who adhere to our policies are tested given limited numbers.
  4. Day of attendance:
      • – Please bring your passport and itinerary. If you are arriving to Australia we also require your itinerary.
        – Tests are conducted on Level 2, 53 Queen Street Melbourne.
        – You will be required to check your name(s) and your date of birth on the referral.
        – A doctor or nurse will record you passport details.
        – The whole process takes around 5 minutes.
  5. Your negative result will be emailed to you as soon as it is available. AGAIN WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY IF YOU PROVIDE US WITH THE WRONG DETAILS.

 

Price:

Weekdays Monday – Friday:

    • – International departures and arrivals: $300
    • – Please note if you cancel your test there is a $100 cancellation fee.

Weekends and public holidays:

    • – International departures and arrivals: $350
    • – Please note if you cancel your test there is a $100 cancellation fee.

Time:

Tests are conducted daily at 10am and 3pm during the week, and at 10am on Sundays. They are conducted at CBD Doctors Melbourne. Tests take 3 hours from the time your swab is taken until you receive your result and your certificate.

 

Positive result:

As required by the Department of Health and Human Services your positive result will be reported for infection prevention and control purposes. You and your household will be required to quarantine for 7 days.