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Free Rapid Antigen Tests priority for high-risk community members from South Gippsland Council

Free community Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Program for priority and high-risk community members.

By news@gippsland - 24th November 2022 - Back to News

If you have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, please do not collect RATs until you are well. If you can't get to a location, a guardian or carer can collect your free RATs for you.

You are eligible to collect RATs if you are 70 years or older, a Concession Card holder or person with a disability, immunocompromised or their carer

You are eligible to collect RATs if you are 70 years or older, a Concession Card holder or person with a disability, immunocompromised or their carer

Rapid antigen test locations

Free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are now available for priority and high-risk community members to collect at the following locations:

South Gippsland Shire Council Reception

  • 9 Smith St, Leongatha VIC 3953

Foster Library

  • 9 Main St, Foster VIC 3960

Poowong Library

  • 18 Ranceby Rd, Poowong VIC 3988

Mirboo North Library

  • 2 Brennan St, Mirboo North VIC 3871

Korumburra Library

  • 165 Commercial St, Korumburra VIC 3950

Leongatha Library

  • 2 Smith St, Leongatha VIC 3953

Please show your concession, Seniors or disability card to staff to collect your free RATs or let them know you are 70 years or older or immunocompromised.

RATs in other Gippsland councils

Latrobe City Council is also giving away free Rapid Antigen Test (RATs) for eligible Victorians.You can now collect your Rapid Antigen Tests from libraries at Moe, Morwell, Churchill and Traralgon. You are eligible if you are aged 70 and older, have a disability, are immunocompromised, or are a carer or holding a Seniors, Pensioner Concession, Commonwealth Senior Health Care, Health Care, Low Income Health Care, or Department of Veterans Affairs Gold, White or Orange card.

You can also read up more about free Rapid Antigen Tests from Wellington Shire Council.

Pictures from South Gippsland Shire Council website.


Source: http://gippsland.com/

Published by: news@gippsland.com



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