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EASTER COVID-19 TESTING CLINIC HOURS standard

Please note the amended hours over Easter for our COVID-19 Testing Clinic. Monday 29th March - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Wednesday 31st March - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Friday 2nd April - Closed Saturday 3rd April - 10:00am - 12:00pm Sunday 4th April - Closed Monday 5th April - Closed Tuesday 6th April - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Then resumption of normal hours - Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 1:00pm - 3:00pm Please note that testing takes place at 49 Highett Street and an appointment is required for all tests. This can be made by ringing 0428 694 968 between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm If you require urgent medical attention please call the hospital on 5775 8800 or if necessary ...

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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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Vaccination Update standard

We know that people are wanting to know more about getting vaccinated for COVID-19.The vaccine program for our area is being coordinated by the Public Health Unit of Goulburn Valley Health. Subject to supply it is planned that vaccination of aged care residents can commence the week beginning 29th March. In the next week we hope to be able to make an announcement about the establishment of a vaccination hub for Mansfield and surrounding communities. Mansfield District Hospital will be running this under the direction of Goulburn Valley Health. We will provide more information as it comes to ...

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COVID-19……STAGE 4 RESTRICTIONS standard

The Premier of Victoria, today announced Circuit Breaker Actions for all of Victoria which will come into effect at midnight Friday 12th February and continue to midnight Wednesday 17th February 2021. What does that mean for Mansfield District Hospital? Visitor restrictions to the Hospital There are no visitors permitted in health care settings, except for end-of-life reasons, as a support partner for birth, or as a parent to accompany a child.Non-essential contractors are also restricted from entry. Visitor restrictions for our Aged Care Facilities (Bindaree and Buckland House) No visitors are permitted in aged care except for end of life reasonsNon-essential contractors are restricted from entry. Please remember this is a Government directive and not an MDH decision, please respect that our staff are only ...

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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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