As we head into winter it’s important that anyone with cold or flu symptoms should stay at home and get a
COVID-19 test. You should continue to stay at home until you have received a negative test result.
Free testing is available at the Whakatāne Community COVID-19 Testing Centre.
Location: Portacom outside Med Central,
52B King Street
Entry is via James Street, behind Adamson’s pharmacy
Mondays 3.30pm – 6.30pm
Wednesdays: 3.30pm – 6.30pm
Saturdays: 10am – 4pm
Testing continues to be a core part of our elimination strategy for COVID-19 and is in addition to the current
public health measures being practiced at the border such as physical distancing, basic hygiene measures, and
appropriate PPE use. The vaccination roll-out is another key measure New Zealand is using to reduce the spread