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 no appointment necessary

COVID-19 drive-through collection at 109 Shellharbour Road Warilla (entry off Beverley Avenue). This drive-through collection site is also a drop off point for self collections.

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