ACT Health Extends Priority COVID Test to Garran and Mitchell Websites | Canberra Times

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On Tuesday, ACT Health will again prioritize testing for individuals with the highest risk of exposure to COVID-19 and those with symptoms at test centers in Garran and Mitchell. Between At 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Garran and Mitchell tested only close and random contacts, people with symptoms of COVID-19, or returning international travelers. People who need a test for other reasons can attend the Kambah and Nicholls test centers during opening hours or the Mitchell or Garran facilities before noon. 11.00 and after kl. 15.00 Waiting times at 16:00 Tuesday: ACT Policing has urged Canberrans to show patience when waiting in COVID-19 test queues. Police said officers had participated in a series of incidents at test clinics, removing priorities elsewhere. “We understand this is an uncertain time, but we ask all Canberrans to be patient, polite and follow the instructions of those who work in our test clinics,” a spokesman said. Meanwhile, people in the ACT who know they have interacted with a COVID-19 case are expected to make their own assessment, as contact tracing teams take days to notify people. ALSO READ: The Nicholls plant opened Tuesday to help meet the current high demand for testing in the area. Our coverage of the health and safety aspects of this outbreak of COVID-19 in ACT is free for all to access. However, we rely on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, sign up here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support. You can also sign up for our newsletters for regular updates. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the local community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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