Notification

COVID-19 is now a controlled notifiable condition under the South Australian Public Health Act 2011.
Doctors and diagnostic laboratories are required to notify SA Health Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) with a suspected or confirmed case, online or phone 1300 232 272.

Laboratory Testing

SA Pathology performs Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in the Royal Adelaide Hospital laboratory.

Patients will incur no out-of-pocket expenses for Coronavirus (COVID-19) tests performed by SA Pathology.

Coronavirus Information

Federal Government Information

Federal Government Updates

Health issues alerts to provide a warning on disease outbreaks within Australia.

Federal Government Translated Resources

Translated coronavirus (COVID-19) resources.

COVID-19 Resources to the General Public

A collection of information sheets, links to apps and other resources for the general public

SA Government Information

SA Government COVID-19 Essential Information

Trusted COVID-19 information for South Australians.

Fact Sheets

How to collect samples

Test Information - Collection of Respiratory Virus Specimen

COVID-19 Identifying the Symptoms

Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild illness to pneumonia

Fact sheet: Listing of Swabs kits suitable for COVID-19 testing

Fact sheet: Bacterial Gel Swabs not suitable for COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 Swab Test

Patient Information sheet for the hearing impaired

SA Pathology COVID-19 Collection Clinics

These opening times may change at short notice, please refer to the SA Health website or follow SA Health on Twitter or Facebook for the latest updates.

Adelaide Airport:
1 James Schofield Dr. Adelaide Airport.
Opening times: 8 am to 10 pm, 7 days
Adelaide - Victoria Park Pakapakanthi:
Wakefield Road, Adelaide.
Opening times: 7 am to 10 pm, 7 Days
Aldinga (GP Plus Health Care Centre):
Pridham Blvd, Aldinga Beach.
Opening times: 8:30 am to 1 pm, 7 Days.
Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre:
207-235 Hampstead Rd, Northfield.
Opening times: 8 am to 4:30 pm, 7 Days.
Port Adelaide:
Hart’s Mill Carpark, Mundy St, Port Adelaide.
Opening times: 8 am to 4 pm, 7 Days.
Repatriation General Hospital: 
216 Daws Rd, Daw Park.
Opening times: 8 am to 4:30 pm, 7 Days.

For more testing locations, see the SA Health website.

Adelaide Domiciliary Service
For aged care facilities, vulnerable patients etc
Bookings essential, phone 8222 3000 or fax 8222 8950

Patient results
We will send results direct to the patient via a text message or call them on their nominated phone number – they don’t need to register for this service.

  • Please include a valid patient mobile phone number on the request form.
  • Results can be sent to the patient’s GP via iPath, EDI or fax if requested. The Call Centre is unable to give out results to patients.
  • Please indicate on the pathology request form if results are to be faxed.