Collection centres at Alert Level 3

As an essential service, most of our collection centres will remain open during all COVID Alert levels.

  • Tahunanui Medlab South collection centre will remain closed at level 3.
  • Nelson Hospital and Wairau Hospital will still have screening at the hospital entrance restricting access to hospital outpatients and immunocompromised patients.
  • Maxwell Rd, Blenheim will be open 7.30 am – 4.30 pm but access to MLS Wairau Hospital is restricted.

Please follow all Ministry of Health guidelines regarding COVID Alert level 4 safety.


  • If your test is not urgent or you are awaiting a Covid-19 test result, please stay at home.
  • We require you to wear a mask and practice social distancing and good hand hygiene at all times in our collection centres.
  • Wait times will change with social distancing – we appreciate your patience.