If you need Covid testing or want to book your Covid vaccination we are fully set up to help you in our Covid-19 services and support centre. Ask our team anything Covid related, from pre-departure testing to symptoms of Long Covid.
Covid-19 Services and Support
Keeping kiwis safe from Covid is a shared responsibility and the best way to contribute is to manaaki and get a Covid test if you notice any coronavirus symptoms.
Exposure to Covid-19 can occur in a short period of exposure to someone who has the virus.
Covid-19 swabbing is FREE
We offer booked appointments for Covid-19 testing on weekdays for registered and casual patients. If you need a test on the weekend, visit East Care Urgent Care.
What are Covid-19 symptoms?
Symptoms start out similar to a cold or the Flu and include a:
- dry cough
- sore throat
- streaming nose and sneezing
- loss of taste or smell
Getting Vaccinated for Covid 19
Read more detail about Covid-19 vaccinations here. We explain how to book a Covid Vaccine, what to expect and its efficacy.
People who have had Covid and struggle to return to health may have Long Covid and should contact us.
Unusual symptoms include:
- Brain fog
- Chest pains
- Heart palpitations
- Aching muscles and/or joints
Getting Covid test results
Normally test results come back within 48 hours.
You should self isolate until your test results come through. Let your workplace know you are getting a Covid test.
Take time to recover at home and be careful to avoid contact with whānau to keep them from being infected.
If the result is positive you will be contacted immediately and advised of the next steps.
Health care professionals providing Covid-19 services
Frequently asked questions
To join our clinic, you first need to fill out the patient enrolment forms to register with the PHO that we belong to. This is a Ministry of Health requirement. You will need to provide proof of identity and eligibility which may include the following forms of identification:
- NZ Passport or NZ birth certificate
- International passport with resident visa OR work visa of minimum 24-month duration
On the enrolment form you need to indicate which of our doctors (currently taking new patients) that you would like to be registered with.
Yes. As part of completing your enrollment, we request that you have a new patient screening appointment with one of our Nursing or Medical Centre Assistant team members.
This new patient appointment enables our team to work with you to better understand your current health and wellbeing.
Following the new patient appointment as above, you can book your first consultation with your nominated doctor.
The length of your first appointment with your new doctor will be as follows:
0-39 years 40 years - 15 Minutes - 30 minutes
40 years+ - 15 Minutes - 30 minutes
|0-13 yrs||14-17 yrs||18-39 yrs||40+ yrs|
|Free||$10 for screening and appointment||$10 for screening and appointment||$10 for screening and appointment|
|Free||$10 for Doctor appointment||$19.50||$39 for double appointment|
Payment is required at the time of consultation
You will get full access to the patient portal “My Indici” once you have completed your screening appointment.
Payment is required at time of consultation. Please note that unpaid accounts will incur an additional $10 monthly administration cost.
There may be additional costs for treatments/tests/materials
We recommend that you book your future appointments via your patient portal My Indici.
If you need an urgent appointment, then please phone the clinic. We have doctors available to discuss your urgent health needs on the day.
All consultations are by appointment only.
We are open:
Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:15am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 8:15am - 5pm
Friday 8:15am - 5pm
For health services after hours visit East Care Accident & Medical, 260 Botany Road, Golflands, Auckland 2013. Their phone is 09 277 1516.
Under 14 Years - Free 14 - 17 years - $14 18 years & over - $16
Note charge is the same for in person or by phone or video as you are still receiving the same high quality health provider assessment, diagnosis and planning.