health update

coronavirus (COVID-19)

Residents of the Flemington and North Melbourne public housing towers under hard lockdown who need assistance or support can contact the Housing Call Centre or Community Connector Program on 1800 961 054.

Find out how and where to get tested for COVID-19 at cohealth.

For general information about COVID-19 call the Victorian Government’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. You can ask for an interpreter in your language.

Some appointments and health services will stop or change to reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, go to cancellations and appointments.

Waiting List

cohealth aims to make it easy for clients to get an appointment and use our services. For some services where there is a high demand waiting times may apply. Priority may be given to patients with an urgent referral.
Wait times as of May 2020


cohealth site

Approximate Wait time

Counselling Footscray / Collingwood 3 weeks
Kensington 5 weeks
  Fitzroy 6 weeks
  North Melbourne 8 weeks
  Niddrie 3-4 months
Diabetes Education Niddrie / Kensington 2 weeks
Footscray / Braybrook / Laverton 3 weeks
Dietetics Kensington / Niddrie 2 weeks
Footscray / Braybrook 3 weeks
Collingwood 4 weeks
Fitzroy 2 months
Exercise Physiology Kensington / Braybrook / Footscray
Niddrie / Collingwood / Fitzroy
2 weeks
Laverton 7  weeks
Family Violence Counselling Footscray 6 months
  Collingwood / Fitzroy 2 months
Occupational Therapy Braybrook / Footscray / Niddrie / Collingwood / Fitzroy / Kensington 1-2 months
Children’s Occupational Therapy Collingwood 6-7 months
Niddrie / North Melbourne 4-6  months
Braybrook 5-6 months
Children’s Physiotherapy North Melbourne  / Niddrie / Collingwood / Braybrook 2 weeks
Children’s Podiatry Collingwood 2 weeks
Children’s Speech Therapy North Melbourne / Collingwood 7-8 months
  Niddrie 6-7 months
  Braybrook 5-7 months
Physiotherapy Kensington / Collingwood / Braybrook / Footscray 3-4 weeks
  Niddrie 5-6 weeks
  Fitzroy 2-3 months
Podiatry Braybrook / Footscray / Collingwood / Kensington / Niddrie / Fitzroy 2 weeks
Social Work Kensington 3 weeks
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