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Test time tracker: Newcastle man develops online guide for COVID testing clinics

Ethan Hamilton
By Ethan Hamilton
Updated January 5 2022 - 12:43am, first published January 4 2022 - 9:00pm
Mapping time: A screenshot from the website developed by Adamstown's Jack Vallis to track COVID testing wait times.

PICTURE this - you're sitting at home, start feeling COVID-19 symptoms and know you need to get tested. All over social media and the news are stories of people waiting half the day in testing queues, then another week for their results.

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Ethan Hamilton

Ethan Hamilton

Journalist

Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. Ethan is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. He has a passion for community storytelling and being part of the region's future.

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