Rapid Antigen Testing - RAT testing Cambridge

Please refer to Health Point https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/ for a list of services that provide free RAT's and also supervised RAT's

What happens if your RAT result is positive for COVID-19?

Omicron Stage 3 Cambridge Medical Centre RATs testing

Self Isolate

 You’ve already prepared for it, now kick your isolation plan into action and stay home.

Record your Positive Result

  •  If your RAT is positive, you need to report your result on www.MyCovidRecord.nz or call 0800 222 478 and press option 3.
  • If you got a supervised RAT at a Community Testing Centre or other health provider, the result will be automatically entered for you and will turn up on your My Covid Record.
  • Your positive test result is recorded and you will get sent a link to a contact tracing form with a unique code. It may take up to 24 hours to receive your code.
  • Please make sure you fill in this form as it will help us identify if you need any additional health and welfare support. It will also help for contact tracing purposes.
  • If you don’t have access to a mobile phone or internet, a health provider will be in touch to help collect these details.
  • If you have a positive result from a PCR test, you will get a text from the official 2328 number.

Look After Yourself

  • Most people will have mild to moderate symptoms and will be able to self-care at home. Care and support will continue to be there for people who need it.
  • Some people will receive additional health and wellbeing checks depending on their needs. Please let us know as we have a dedicated team contacting patients on a daily basis to check in, provide advice and arrange additional support if required.  In addition Healthline is available free and 24/7 on 0800 358 5453.
  • It is important to track your symptoms every day in case you become more unwell and need urgent medical care.

Get Help If You Need It

Wellbeing and financial help is available

Check that you’re ok to leave self-isolation

After 7 days, and if you are free of COVID-19 symptoms, you will be able to leave self-isolation without needing to do anything further. Please note that although others in your household no longer need to isolate whilst you are they will need to return negative tests every day whilst you are isolating.

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