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COVID-19 TESTING MOUNT BULLER standard

We are running a COVID-19 Testing clinic on Mount Buller daily for the duration of Victorian ski season. People who have any of the following symptoms, no matter how mild and are visiting, holidaying or working on Mount Buller should get tested. These symptoms are fever, chills, sweats, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or loss of smell or taste. Our clinic is running at the Benalla Ski Club, 14 Chamois Road Mount Buller from 8:30am to 1:30pm. Testing is by appointment only. Telephone 03 5775 8800 between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm to make an appointment. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to follow the guidelines put in place by the Department of Health and Human Services and Resort ...

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COVID-19 TESTING CLINIC UPDATE standard

Due to the expected high temperatures this week the Mansfield Testing Clinic times will slightly change. Wednesday 13th January 2021 – 10am-12pmThursday 14th January 2021 – 10am-12pmFriday 15th January 2021 (back to normal) – 1pm-3pm If you have any symptoms, please contact the testing clinic mobile on 0428 694 968 to book an appointment and in the meantime you should isolate at home. The testing clinic phone is manned from 9am-4.30pm 7 days per week. If you require urgent medical attention, please call Mansfield District Hospital on 03 5775 ...

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COVID-19 Update (Visitor Restrictions) standard

This is an update to the post from earlier today. We have received the latest information on visiting restrictions. These are now mandated and no longer advisory. Bindaree and Buckland House: ‘Normal’ visitors: Where the visitor is the parent, guardian, partner, carer or support person of the resident, and the person's visit is for the purpose of providing emotional, cultural, spiritual or social support to the resident that cannot reasonably be provided by that person via electronic or other non-contact means (1 visitor at any time, once per day for max 2hrs) Essential care persons: Visitor’s presence at the facility is for the purposes of providing essential care and support necessary for the resident's physical wellbeing that optimises the care and support delivered ...

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COVID-19 Update standard

Over the past 24 hours there have been 6 new confirmed community cases of COVID-19 in Victoria. This is an evolving situation. In response the Deputy Chief Health Officer has provided the following advice: • Until the situation is considered under control visits to Aged Care facilities are discouraged. • Our recommendation is that visits should only be by essential people for essential reasons. • We are asking for your cooperation with this advice • People who have been in the identified hot spots in NSW and Victoria along with their close contacts will not be permitted to visit. Up to date advice on these hot spots is readily available in the media and web. We are also applying these restrictions to the acute and ...

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COVID-19 UPDATE 15 OCT 2020 standard

We are all concerned about the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Shepparton and understandably we are being asked by members of the community about being tested. So here goes.... Anyone who has any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell or taste) should get tested and stay at home until you receive the result. Do not go about your normal day-to-day activities such as work or going out in the community. This applies even if you haven't been to any locations as listed below. If you have been to the following locations during the specified times you should get tested even if you don't have ...

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