As of 30 September, the turnaround time for test results from our testing clinic at Lucas is 1-3 days. Same day or next day appointments for tests are available.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is important to be tested for COVID-19 without delay:

  • Fever
  • Dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Shortness of breath

A referral is not required. As this is not a walk-up facility, appointments must be made by calling 03 43 11 1571 or by booking an appointment online here.

The COVID-19 testing clinic in Ballarat is operated by UFS Medical at the Lucas Community Hub and is open seven days a week, with appointments available between 8.30am to 5pm on weekdays and from 9am – 1pm on weekends. Testing is free for patients.

Location: Lucas Community Hub, Corners of Merz Street, Eleanor Drive and Coltman Plaza, Lucas 3350.

The purpose of the respiratory clinic is to assess, test and diagnose mild-to-moderate respiratory conditions, including COVID-19, influenza and pneumonia.