Southern.IML COVID-19 collection centres and drive through collection sites

A limited number of Southern.IML Pathology collection centres have now been designated as COVID-19 only collection centres.  With stringent safety procedures associated with COVID-19 specimen collection, these centres are operated by staff members who have expertise covering all aspects of coronavirus/respiratory virus specimen handling, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). The dedicated centres have been carefully selected, with no shared facilities.

  • 37 Denison Street Wollongong
  • 57 Junction Street Nowra

Southern.IML Pathology  COVID-19 appointment bookings for the Wollongong and Nowra locations – 4224 7474 (Illawarra), 4423 3111 (Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla), Mon–Fri 9am–5pm

Patients who have a pathology request form for COVID-19 testing are asked to call our Southern.IML Pathology COVID-19 Booking Numbers Mon–Fri 9am–5pm. This is a well-staffed, central booking service established to coordinate all coronavirus appointments at our dedicated COVID-19 collection centres.

Drive through COVID-19 collection in Warilla opening on 17 May 2020 - No appointment necessary for Warilla.

A COVID-19 drive through collection will commence on Monday 17 May 2020 at 109 Shellharbour Road Warilla.  The entry to the drive through collection site is off Beferley Aenue.  This drive through collection site is also a drop off point for self collections.

No appointment is necessary to have your COVID-19 test at Warilla.  A referral from your doctor is needed for this test.