Parents anxious about their sick children potentially having COVID-19 will be able to take them to a new respiratory clinic at Central Medical Group in Wodonga.
The clinic has received so much interest since starting up on Thursday, that a second designated space for treating people with flu symptoms will be opened.
CMG partner David Tillett said the clinic was testing children too.
"We'll do all age groups whereas Albury Wodonga Health is not testing people under 10," he said.
"Our understanding is they will be referring kids under 10 to us.
"It's a lot easier for us because we're seeing them personally in the space, and we can relax them and keep them calm.
"I hope so [that parents will be glad to hear this], because I think there will be a lot of anxiety about children being at risk and being exposed."
Dr Greg Gladman said more accessible testing was a good thing.
"The criteria up until recently had been for people who have travelled or had contact with a case," he said.
"Kids seem to be less affected with symptoms, but we don't really know what the incidence is until we're doing much more swabbing.
"I think we're working well with AWH - doubling the numbers potentially of who we're testing."
The free testing at the clinic was made possible by federal government funding, with the set-up allowing the clinic to see anyone with respiratory symptoms in a space separate to their usual practice activities.
As one of 100 private practice clinics funded, it complements the testing done by Albury Wodonga Health, which has now covered 2482 people.
At the clinic's launch, Indi MP Helen Haines said general practice had adapted quickly to COVID-19 with Telehealth and now testing.
"The immediate response was public and acute health services setting up screening, and Albury Wodonga Health is doing that," she said.
"What I was hearing was many people were avoiding coming to see their GP ... and that was concerning, because we came into the pandemic with high rates of chronic disease already.
"So I'm really delighted this initiative is happening here in Wodonga.
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"Whether this clinic is their GP or not, they can come here, get screened and have a medical consultation.
"We don't want people to avoid seeing their doctors."
People with symptoms can be tested through various means, but there has only been one instance of asymptomatic testing so far.
"We can't get a handle on how to reduce restrictions until we understand the prevalence of the disease," Dr Haines said.
"I'm getting a lot of pressure from constituents, who are saying 'Why aren't we opening up the regions we haven't got the infection?', well the reality is we don't actually know.
"So I would be supportive of increased testing for asymptomatic people, obviously in addition to symptomatic testing."