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COVID-19 Testing Update

The way you can access a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on King Island has changed.

RATs are available for free for anyone who is symptomatic, a close contact of a confirmed case or has been directed by Public Health to take one. Eligible people who require a RAT kit need to register their details via the online request form or by calling the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738.

If you return a positive test you must notify your test result via the online declaration form. This is required under the Public Health Act 1997 and ensures you can access the care and support you need (e.g. COVID At Home) and financial assistance (e.g. Paid Pandemic Leave) if eligible.

If you are unable to access these webforms, or need assistance completing them, you can call KIRDO on 03 6462 1778 and they can complete the form on your behalf over the phone.

Further up to date information about COVID-19 in Tasmania can be found at