| 19 May 2020

The South Canterbury DHB will be carrying out community surveillance testing of asymptomatic people in Temuka this week.

South Canterbury DHB, Chief Executive Nigel Trainor said we will be testing a snapshot of the Temuka population to make sure there are no undetected COVID-19 cases in the community.

“We are encouraging as many people as possible with no symptoms to get tested on Thursday. Everyone is welcome between 11am and 1pm at the COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Clinic”, says Nigel.

Temuka COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Clinic

  • Drive through clinic
  • Thursday 21 May 2020
  • 11am – 1pm
  • Temuka Domain – in the carpark behind the Temuka Rugby Club.
    Please follow the signs from Fergusen Drive, Temuka by the Temuka Police Station
  • Please bring your NZ Driver license or passport

“We thank the Temuka community in advance for getting tested and playing a part in providing assurance that there is no undetected community transmission, in order to prevent further spread”, says Nigel.

Media contact:

Karen Berry
Communications Manager
South Canterbury District Health Board
P: 03 687 2395 | M: 021 139 7442