Epicentre’s Walk-In Lab Is At The Shongweni Market

Epicentre Walk-In Lab is at the Shongweni market! We are providing free high blood pressure and glucose testing to anyone that wants it on Saturdays. We also have competitions you can join and games to play. Next time you’re at the market, come try your hand at ring toss and you could win big!

Why Are We At The Shongweni Market?

Epicentre is sending our team out on Saturdays to the Shongweni Market to put our mission out there. We want to make affordable lab testing available to everyone, but this is a new way of doing things. So we’ve found a bit of an explanation of how getting easy walk-in lab tests works is a game changer for our community.

Looking For Answers?

Are you far away from the Shongweni Market, but have some questions you need answered? We’re a passionate team of friendly people, you never have to feel scared to ask us a question or expect a robot answering call centre. Simply send us a WhatsApp, email or give us a call and a real person will answer all your questions.

Who Is Epicentre?

For the last two decades, Epicentre has been going into communities all over South Africa to study diseases. We’ve worked with the biggest names in the global health industry to fight back against HIV, TB, and other communicable and chronic illnesses.

We’re really passionate about taking everything we’ve learnt and using that knowledge to directly help improve the health of South Africans now. When you come for a Walk-In Lab test with us, know that you’ve come to a place that really cares and has been doing so for over 20 years.

Want To Get Tested But Live Far Away?

Have you heard about Epicentre’s STI Test In A Box? You can get our STI Lab tests anywhere! They are a comprehensive, user-friendly kit that allows you to discreetly and conveniently test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the comfort of your own home.

This all-in-one kit includes everything you need to collect your samples and send them for professional laboratory testing. The process is simple, private, and reliable, ensuring you get accurate results for a wide range of STIs.

Learn More About Our Walk-In Lab

Epicentre has an extensive walk-in testing centre for both rapid and lab tests. Learn more here.

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Book with Epicentre

For 20 years Epicentre has been fighting South African’s infectious diseases, and now we’re taking on COVID-19! We are a company founded on a vision, ending disease in South Africa! So we believe in making an IMPACT.

We are an independent organization that is committed to creating a positive impact on health & wellness for all in South Africa. We want to close the gap between unscreened, undiagnosed, and uncontrolled HIV & COVID-19 infections as well as other chronic diseases for all South Africans.

By booking your tests with Epicentre, you are supporting a real local company that has worked for 20 years in all 9 provinces, from Pollsmoor prison to Constantia; & you’re getting a gold standard service that experts trust!

Epicentre Special Deals

We offer free and heavily discounted tests as they are subsidized by research organizations that are looking to use this anonymous information to investigate various research questions, like can people test themselves for COVID?

10% Off All Walk-In Lab Tests

Only for pensioners at all branches.

Free Blood Pressure Tests

With all Walk-In Lab tests

Rapid COVID-19 Antigen/infection testing

R50 pensioners discount!

Epicentre offers

Walk-In Lab

Please note that our packages are just a guide, you can pick any of these tests in these packages, add extra tests or take out any tests. Choose what suits your needs!

Women’s Wellness Package (Foundation)

Women’s Wellness Package (+40yrs)

Men’s Wellness Package (Foundation)

Men’s Wellness Package (+40yrs)

Arthritis Package

Athletes Total Wellness Package

Diabetes Monitoring Package

Diabetes Screening Package

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Package

Comprehensive Weight Loss Package

Kidney Package

Liver & Pancreas Package

Long COVID Package

HIV Monitoring Package

HIV Screening Package

Iron Deficiency & Anaemia Package

Menopause Package

Women’s Fertility Test Package

Men’s Fertility Test Package

STI Screening Package

Thyroid Screening Package

Laboratory Typhoid Test


Measles Test Package

Drive Through

Drive-Thru COVID Tests

Rapid COVID-19 Antigen/infection testing

(R250 with a R50 pensioners discount!)

Drive-Thru COVID-19 PCR Testing


Home based COVID-19 PCR Testing

(R1150 + travel over 50kms)

Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Tests

On Sale! (R150)

Express International Flight Testing

(PCR Flight certificate in 12hrs)


Cape Town Only

Extra Express International Flight Testing

(PCR Flight certificate in 4-5hrs)


Cape Town Only

International Flight Testing Package

(PCR + Antiviral Mask)


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