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For the latest information about COVID-19, visit the NSW Health COVID-19 Website.

The NSW Health website is our recommended source for accurate information about the virus, health advice and status updates.

This site will help you:

  • find a testing clinic
  • find and book a vaccination appointment
  • know what to do if you or someone you know tests positive to COVID-19
  • keep yourself, your family and community as safe as possible
  • understand the latest case numbers and health advice.

It includes information for Aboriginal people and communities.

You can also use the QR code below to find more information about testing, isolation and managing COVID-19:

Information Hotlines

  • Coronavirus Health Information Line: 1800 020 080
  • Healthdirect Hotline: 1800 022 222
  • Public Health Unit: 1300 066 055
  • NSW Health Flu and COVID-19 Care at Home Support Line: 1800 960 933

Media - Video updates on COVID-19 - CLICK HERE.

Vaccination Hubs

The Broken Hill COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is open.

Opening hours:

• 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

• 9am to 1pm Saturday & closed on Sunday

Vaccinations are taking place at Shop 9 at the Coles Village Shopping Centre and is administering Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines and boosters.

A QR code is mandatory when checking in for your vaccination. Parking is available in Coles shopping carpark.

To book a vaccination appointment, access the Federal Government’s Eligibility Checker at this address: https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

If you are eligible, continue and register for your vaccination. Once your registration has been received, a member of our Vaccination Booking team will be in contact with you to confirm an appointment time.

If you experience difficulties with the eligibility checker, please contact our Vaccination Booking team via email FWLHD-communityvaccination@health.nsw.gov.au or phone 1800 602 001.

Vaccine information is available at www.health.gov.au/COVID-19-vaccines 

Buronga Midway Vaccination Clinic (Wentworth, Dareton & Buronga)

Wentworth Town Hall

  • Vaccination Clinic at Wentworth Town Hall, on Wednesdays, from 1pm to 4pm for 12 years and older. Children 5 to 11 years 1pm to 4pm. 

Balranald MPS

  • Appointments available now for Pfizer and Astra Zeneca vaccines at the Balranald MPS: Market Street, Balranald on Wednesday, 9am to 4pm. Booking options: Call 1800 602 001 or email FWLHD-communityvaccination@health.nsw.gov.au

Pop Up Testing Clinics

Pop-Up COVID Testing Clinic Times

The following testing clinics are running daily until further notice:

  • Broken Hill COVID-19 Drive Thru Clinic at Community Health Centre (2-4 Sulphide Street - Crystal Lane entry) - 8am to 4pm, seven days a week.

• Wentworth Health Service - Monday to Friday, 8am to 12.30pm. All aged groups welcome.

• Balranald MPS, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

• Wilcannia MPS, testing on request during opening hours. Call the Health Service on 8083 8700.

• Ivanhoe Health Service, testing on request during opening hours. Call the Health Service on 02 6990 2800.

• Menindee Health Service - Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Turn up or book a time by calling 8083 2700.

• Tibooburra Health Service - 10am to 2pm, Monday and Thursdays.

• White Cliffs Health Service - testing on request during opening hours. Call the Health Service on 8083 6200.

Please come forward for testing if you develop symptoms, to help protect and keep our community safe by stopping the spread of COVID-19.

If you are a visitor to the Far West, you can also contact the FWLHD Health Facility in the town you are at for information on availability of testing:

  • Broken Hill Health Service - 08 8080 1300
  • Balranald MPS - 03 5071 9800
  • Dareton Primary Care and Community Health - 03 5021 7200
  • Ivanhoe Health Service - 02 6990 2210
  • Menindee Health Service - 08 8083 2708
  • Tibooburra Health Service - 08 8083 2910
  • Wentworth Health Service - 03 5027 5710
  • Wilcannia Health Service - 08 8083 8701
  • White Cliffs Health Service - 08 8091 6605