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Help Prevent the Spread standard

Just a reminder to our local community. Physical Distancing is your Super Power! It makes the difference between becoming a close contact if someone you know is diagnosed with COVID-19. If you get any cold-like symptoms, please ISOLATE until you have a negative swab result and your symptoms have resolved. If you think you may have been in contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19, the best and safest thing to do is ISOLATE. The criteria for close contact is 15 minutes face to face (within 1.5 metres) or 2 hours in a shared, enclosed space.The virus may take up to 14 days to show symptoms, and an early negative swab test will not prevent that.Keeping 1.5 metres away from others is our new normal, ...

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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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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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