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 and Dapto - No appointment necessary
COVID-19 drive-through collection at 109 Shellharbour Road Warilla (entry off Beverley Avenue) and 70-76 Marshall Street Dapto (old Dapto Bowling Club) commencing 10th August 2020. These drive-through collection site are also a drop off point for self collections.
No appointment is neccessary to have your COVID-19 test at Warilla and Dapto. A referral from your doctor is needed for this test.