COVID-19 (coronavirus) Fever Clinics and Community Assessment Clinics
Testing criteria updated 6 August 2020 under Public Health Alert no. 17.
Metro North Hospital and Health Service is conducting COVID-19 (coronavirus) screening at Fever Clinics and Community Assessment Clinics at a range of locations.
These clinics are for people who have:
- Fever (of 37.5 degrees or above) or history of fever (e.g. night sweats, chills)
- Acute respiratory infection (e.g. cough, shortness of breath, sore throat)
- A loss of smell or loss of taste
You will need to self-isolate if a test is taken.
Other reported symptoms of COVID-19 include: fatigue, runny nose, muscle pain, joint pain, diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting and loss of appetite.
Information for children requiring testing
Children presenting to any of our fever clinics can have a swab taken for COVID-19 testing.
If your child is sick and needs healthcare or requires treatment, please take them to The Prince Charles Hospital, Redcliffe Hospital, Caboolture Hospital or Queensland Children’s Hospital.