New testing, exposure sites

September 16, 2021 BY

More resources: Extra COVID-19 testing sites will be set up across the city today. Photo: ALISTAIR FINLAY

BALLARAT Health Services have announced three new COVID-19 testing sites on the first day of a week-long city-wide lockdown.

Drive-thru locations will be set up today at Victoria Park on Military Dive in Newington and the carpark of the Ballarat Sports Events Centre on Norman Drive.

Walk-in no appointment testing will be taking place at the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre in Lake Gardens.

The Vic Park site will be open from 9am to 8pm today and from 8am to 8pm on Friday. BSEC testing will get underway from 4pm today. The Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre will start testing from 10am until 5.30pm today.

The new testing sites are in addition to the location at Marty Busch Reserve in Sebastopol.

The announcement of new testing locations came as more exposure sites were added to the Department of Health and Human Services website overnight.

The new locations include construction sites in Canadian, Winter Valley and Delacombe.

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