Additional testing site arrangements for December 29

Date published: 28 December 2021

The Townsville Local Disaster Management Group (TLDMG) is supporting the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS) to open an additional COVID-19 testing site tomorrow (29 Deccember) from 8am-3pm.

The drive-through testing site, to be operated by Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, will be established in the carpark of Townsville Stadium at the Murray Sporting Complex in Annandale.

This site is in addition to the testing site at the 1300Smiles Stadium. The testing facility on the James Cook University campus will not be operating.

Members of the public wanting to be tested must bring photo identification and their Medicare card with them. Those coming to the testing site are also encouraged to bring water in case it is needed.

The public is also strongly encouraged to be patient and to treat the medical staff with respect.