Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Appointments with BreastScreen Tasmania

BreastScreen Tasmania has cancelled screening appointments at all locations (Hobart, Launceston and our two mobile units) from Monday, 23 March 2020.

If you would like to register for an appointment, you can call us on 13 20 50 to request we send you an invitation when we are able to screen you.

In order to work together to protect people most at risk, and slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), BreastScreen Tasmania has cancelled screening appointments at all locations.

We have a duty to our clients, our team, and our community to protect their health. If you have any questions, our BreastScreen Tasmania line (13 20 50) will continue to operate, and BreastScreen Tasmania staff will be available to assist you.

Existing Bookings

Existing screening appointments have been cancelled.

Women with appointments for further tests at our specialist assessment clinic are encouraged to attend. If you have further queries, please contact your BreastScreen counsellor on the number you have been provided.

If you are unwell, have travelled overseas or interstate within the last 14 days, or been in contact with a person with confirmed or suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) YOU MUST call 13 20 50.

New Screening Bookings

No new appointments will be made during the temporary suspension, however requests for future bookings are still being taken on our 13 20 50 number.

Where can I get more information on novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?

For more information about the situation in Tasmania, please refer to the Tasmanian Department of Health Website