UFS COVID Vaccination and Testing Clinics to Close

(December 15, 2022)

As of 31 December 2022 the Commonwealth

Department of Health contract to operate the UFS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will endUFS will continue to provide COVID vaccinations through several UFS pharmacies, including the 24 hour Sturt Street UFS Pharmacy.

The UFS COVID Testing Clinic will continue operating from 309 Dana Street Ballarat until 28 February 2023, when

the contract to operate this testing service concludes. After this date, the COVID Testing Clinic will also close and PCR testing can be arranged through your GP.

Matt Vagg, Chief Executive Officer of UFS said “UFS is immensely proud to have provided the community with vital COVID testing services since the beginning of the pandemic, and to have compl

emented this with COVID vaccination services when they became available in Australia in March, 2021. During this time, the clinics have performed 98,250 PCR tests, administered 67,180 vaccines and managed 600 COVID positive patients. We look forward to continuing to support the community with COVID PCR testing as well as providing medical care to COVID positive patients until 28 February.”

PCR testing will remain available until the end of February. You don’t need a referral for PCR testing at this clinic. Appoin

tments can be made:

  • online by clicking here
  • by phoning 03 43 11 1571
  • or simply walking in between 9am to 5pm weekdays (excluding 12noon to 1pm) and 9am to 12noon on weekends.