New Online Chlamydia Testing

Please note: This service is only available to students who attend Don College.

(If you do not attend Don College but would like to be tested then please phone or email Don Medical Clinic:Phone: 6441 5299 or Email: recepetion@donmedical.com.au)

Some of your answers from your self risk assessment suggest that it would be a good idea to have a chlamydia test.You need to do three things:

1. Download the pathology form

(These forms are also available with the specimen bottles)

You must provide your name, date of birth, gender, your mobile phone number and your Medicare card number.

This information remains confidential and will be stored by

Don Medical Clinic and North West Pathology.

You MUST provide a mobile phone number, so that your results can be sent to you.

2. URINE SAMPLE

This must be submitted with the form.

It will be your responsibility to access a specimen bottle and bag.

Specimen bottles will be provided on-campus at several discreet locations around Don College: including toilets, youth worker and social worker

Don Medical Clinic - on-campus at Don College and main clinic at 106 Best Street Devonport

NorthWest Pathology - 20/22 Oldaker Street, Devonport.

3. DELIVER , the sample within 24 hours to:

Don College - near the locker bay, in the foyer area outside the toilets there will be a drop box.

This will be available for drop off on Thursdays only during school terms .

Other drop off points :

Don Medical Clinic - On campus clinic - on Thursdays during school terms

Don Medical Clinic - 106 Best Street - Mon - Fri , 9-5

North West Pathology - 20/22 Oldaker Street - Mon - Fri, 8-5

Results

If the test is positive the following SMS message will be sent to you:

your recent online test has returned a positive result, it is

important that you see a doctor to access treatment

If the test is negative the following SMS message will be sent to you:

your recent online test is negative,

you are not required to do anything further

Treatment

Treatment is with an antibiotic called azithromycin, and is two tablets taken at once.

Don Medical Clinic on campus, has medication available at low cost.

Call 64 415 299 or