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Dubbo COVID-19 alert: Mobile testing unit at Dubbo Showground

A mobile COVID-19 testing clinic will open at Dubbo Showground on Thursday.

The free clinic will open from 8am to 4pm on Thursday and 8am to 4pm on Friday.

Entry to the Showground is via Wingewarra Street, and no appointment is required.

People being tested should remain in their cars.

Western NSW Local Health service say anyone with mild symptoms, which can include fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose and tiredness should be tested.

When you arrive at the testing site, remain in your car and a team member will approach you.

You will be asked a few questions and provide personal details.

A swab will be taken from you throat and nose.

You must isolate until you receive your result, which is normally between 24 and 72 hours.

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