Coronavirus community information


Current restrictions

Information on current restrictions can be found here.

The most up to date information on Victorian case numbers can be found on the DHHS website

For specific information contact the Coronavirus hotline: 1800 675 398 

To find information on creating a COVIDSafe plan and resources available for businesses visit the Hobsons Bay Business website.

COVID-19 impacts on staffing and Council services

Like many local businesses, our service delivery is being interrupted as a result of staff who are unwell or isolating due to COVID-19. We’re doing our best to minimise disruptions; however, circumstances can change rapidly. View details on impacted Council services


Testing sites

  • Altona North Medical Clinic, Circle Health (all ages, appointment required)
    6/230 Blackshaws Road, Altona North
    Phone: (03) 9393 3900
  • 4Cyte Pathology - Altona North - walk through (all ages)
    263 Millers Road, Altona North
    Phone: 13 42 98
  • Mason Street Medical Centre - walk through, travel COVID testing available
    50 Mason Street, Newport
    Phone: 9399 3333
  • Your local GP (call before you visit, they may perform the test or refer you to another provider)
  • Drive through
    Melbourne Showgrounds
    Gate 3, Langs Road, Ascot Vale

Please note, the drive through testing site at Bayfit has now closed. For a list of testing sites and current wait times, visit

COVID-19 vaccinations

There are many ways to access COVID-19 vaccinations including through GPs, medical and respiratory clinics and some pharmacists in Hobsons Bay, as well as through vaccinations hubs across Melbourne.  

Find a nearby clinic or pharmacy offering COVID-19 vaccines near you below.


Support services

If you need help to isolate, there is support at hand. The Hobsons Bay Community has Heart Virtual Hub has details of several self-help welfare and support services in the community that are available to provide immediate assistance, including food relief, crisis intervention support, emergency supplies, clothing, financial counselling, mental health and family violence assistance. Visit the Hobsons Bay Community has Heart Virtual Hub for details. 

Exposure sites

For exposure site updates, please visit

Department of Health & Human Services Easy English coronavirus resource

Easy English guide - Coronavirus Support for social connections(PDF, 3MB)

COVID-19 Victorian data