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COVID-19 Testing Clinic Mansfield standard

MDH will now be conducting a COVID-19 screening clinic each afternoon between 1:00pm - 3:30pm 7 days per week. The clinic will be a symptomatic clinic and will be by appointment only. Patients will need to ring 0428 694 968 to book an appointment. Patients will be triaged for their suitability for this screening clinic prior to booking an appointment This phone will be manned between 0730-1600. Patients requiring screening outside of these hours will be directed to the health service to be reviewed in the respiratory clinic if they are unwell or if not needing to be seen immediately will be asked to call back to make an appointment with MDH or their GP the following day. The clinic will be ...

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COVID-19 Visiting Restrictions to the hospital standard

Dear Mansfield Community, Whilst it is pleasing that there are no active cases of COVID-19 in Mansfield that we are aware of, in response to the escalation of cases across Victoria, and in particular the increased number in hospitals and aged care facilities we have implemented a number of changes. VISITING HOSPITAL: 1 Patients in the hospital are limited to 2 visitors a day who may visit for a maximum of 30 minutes. Patients in shared rooms are limited to 1 visitor at any one time. 2 Visiting hours are from 12 midday to 6:30pm. 3 All visitors will be screened and temperature checked upon entry. Based on the screening some visitors may be denied ...

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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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Visiting Restrictions Update 30/03/20 standard

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION In response to the threat posed by COVID-19 in our health service we have implemented visiting restrictions.These are in place to protect our community's most vulnerable people and to assist us to continue to have the resources to provide health care over the coming months. In summary:There is a restriction on all visitors into Buckland House Nursing Home. That is, visits are not permitted, unless in special circumstances approved by us. THIS SITUATION WILL BE REVIEWED WITH RESIDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES THIS WEEK The same visiting restrictions also apply to Bindaree Retirement Centre. THIS SITUATION WILL BE REVIEWED WITH RESIDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES THIS WEEK There is a restriction on visiting hours into the hospital where ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING VISITING MDH standard

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION In response to the threat posed by COVID-19 in our health service we have implemented visiting restrictions. In some instances these are more stringent than those recommended. Our rationale is to protect our community's most vulnerable people and to assist us to continue to have the resources to provide health care over the coming months. In summary:There is a restriction on all visitors into Buckland House Nursing Home effective from 5:00pm today (March 24th). That is, visits are not permitted, unless in special circumstances approved by us. There is a restriction on visiting hours into the hospital where unless there are special circumstances that are approved by us, visits are restricted to 2 visitors per day ...

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE standard

Following an announcement this morning by the Prime Minister on behalf of the National Cabinet we have been directed to implement some immediate changes to both Bindaree and Buckland House.▪️ People who have returned from overseas in the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter an aged care facility▪️ People who have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days will not be permitted to enter an aged care facility▪️ People with fever or symptoms or acute respiratory infection or symptoms will not be permitted to enter an aged care facility▪️ Aged care residents will be limited to visits by a maximum of two people per day (except for palliative care)▪️ Visits are to be restricted ...

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