Northcare Accident and Medical

COVID-19 TESTING

Fast, safe, outdoor Covid testing is available at Northcare between 8am and 5pm every day (7 days).


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Step 1: Drive-through swab testing open 7 days, 8am - 5pm. No appointment necessary for swabbing. Please come with your NHI number and mobile phone.

(Note: bookings are essential for the COVID IgM blood test, which is required only if travelling to China or Samoa - please see above). 5 Home Place, Rosedale, North Shore

You can find your NHI number on:

  • a prescription or prescription receipt
  • a prescription medicine bottle label
  • a hospital letter
  • an x-ray or test result

Step 2: Follow signage to testing booth in lower carpark.

Step 3: Pre-departure COVID-19 travel testing.

Pre-departure COVID-19 travel testing must be delivered directly to Labtests, Specimen Services, 37-41 Carbine Rd, Mt Wellington.

We are just a collection agency - we have no control over the swab once it leaves Northcare.

We cannot guarantee the tests will be back in time for your flight.

Step 4: Ministry of Health will contact you with your results. Most results are back within 48 hours.

Please note that Labtests cannot guarantee time frames for results.

Step 5: Our Urgent Care/GP clinic is open 8am-6.30pm, 7 days including public holidays. Check out our website for information about other services we provide.

North Shore Covid Testing
North Shore Covid Testing

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North Shore Covid Testing

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Fast, safe, outdoor Covid testing is available at Northcare between 8am and 5pm every day (7 days). Northcare is a designated Covid Testing Centre on the Northshore and has been a pop-up CBAC (community-based assessment centre) during the last lockdown. Testing is done on a drive-through basis. You arrive, stay in your car and either phone reception or speak to attendants who take your details, print forms and stickers and then take a nasal swab. We do our best to take the swabs as gently as possible but it can be a bit uncomfortable. It is very quick.

We understand your time is precious and we pride ourselves on doing our Covid testing fast. People working for companies who require repeat testing are even faster as once they've been for a first test, we can process them more quickly. We have tried to take the fear factor out of testing and you will find our nurses and testing station fun with music and lights.

For safe, reliable and fast Covid testing on the North Shore come and see us.

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