A state of emergency has been declared in Victoria due to the serious risk to public health posed by Coronavirus( COVID-19 ). For more information https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
Call-to-Test – Reaching out to vulnerable Victorians
Vulnerable Victorians can get tested at home in metropolitan Melbourne to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Call-to-Test service is for people who have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and cannot leave home due to injury, mobility or other eligible reasons.
The Call-to-Test service is available to:
people with an injury, chronic health issue, or frailty affecting mobility
people with moderate to severe physical or psychosocial disability
people with moderate to severe mental health or behavioural issues not otherwise classified as a psychosocial disability
carers for a person with moderate to severe disability.
You must be over five years of age to access this service.
Close contacts without symptoms can use the Call-to-Test service if they have been told by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to get tested and meet any of the criteria listed above.
Call the DHHS (COVID-19) hotline on 1800 675 398 and select option 9 to find out if you are eligible for this service.