Automotive

Cove 19: Where to test in Auckland this weekend.

Queues are already forming at Auckland’s Cowade 19 testing centers, with people arriving near their front before dawn to secure their place.

It comes as people reported. Waiting time over 10 hours. Last week, including some. He turned away without sweeping at all.

Some changes have been made to the locations of the testing centers this weekend, with health staff re-deployed to help meet demand elsewhere.

Lines at the Northcote Testing Center were already stretched around the block until 9 a.m. Saturday.

Ryan Anderson / Things.

Lines at the Northcote Testing Center were already stretched around the block until 9 a.m. Saturday.

This includes the closure of the pop-up Nero Neck Center in Woodall Park, near Davenport, where the spread of coyotes was first discovered.

Read more:
* Covid 19: Waiting more than 10 hours at Auckland Testing Centers, just turning around.
* Cove 19: Where to get tested all over New Zealand.
* Disappointment in the six-hour queue for a drive-check on the north coast of Auckland.

Most community testing centers were open on weekends from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

By the time it opened, queues had already formed at some centers. Shortly after 9 a.m., cars scattered around the Northcote Testing Center block on College Road.

People lined up early Saturday morning to take the Cove 19 test in Northcote.

Ryan Anderson / Things.

People lined up early Saturday morning to take the Cove 19 test in Northcote.

Many GPs and medical centers will be open on weekends. Auckland Regional Public Health said it would be free to get the Covid 19 test from a private medical practice. To get tested at the clinic, call ahead. The HealthPoint website had information on which clinics are open, and if they are only seeing registered patients or if anyone needs a test.

Testing centers open this weekend:

North Auckland:

  • Nottinghamshire Community Testing Center

    16-18 College Road, North Kot.

    Saturday and Sunday from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

  • North Habor Stadium (popup testing)

    Admission via Othia Valley RD, Carpark c.

    8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Work Worth Popup Testing

    77 Morrison Drive

    11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday. 8.30am to 5pm, Sunday.

  • Event Finda Stadium.

    17 Silverfield RD, Viro Valley.

    8.30am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Central Auckland:

  • Balmoral Community Testing Center

    182 Balmoral Road, Mount Eden.

    Saturday and Sunday from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

  • St. Lucas Popup Testing.

    52 St. Lucas RD, Mount Albert.

    8am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.

East Auckland:

  • Auckland Netball Center

    7 Allison Ferguson Drive, St. John’s.

    8.30am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Lloyd Elsemore Park.

    Lady Marie Drive, Pakuranga Heights

    8.30am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday.

West Auckland:

  • Whānau House, Waipareira Trust, Henderson.

    Corner of Edsel St. and Catherine St., Henderson.

    8am to 2pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Health New Lin.

    Level 1 Carpark, Totara Health Services, McCarway, New Lin.

    8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

South Auckland:

  • Wahona Ora Community Clinic, Wari.

    25 Druces Rd, Wiri.

    8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Star Community Testing Center

    14 Fair Mall, Atara.

    8.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Mangir East Popup Testing

    378 Macy’s Road, Manager East.

    8am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Technical popup testing.

    Bruce Pullman Park, 90 Walters Rd.

    1pm to 4.30pm, Saturday. Sunday from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *