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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 UPDATE standard

In more good news all areas of MDH are now open. That is, are not locked down. Thanks for your understanding over the past 10 days. Please note the restrictions that are still in place and the fact that these may change at short notice. BINDAREE • No longer in lockdown • Residents permitted 2 visitors • Visitors to wear N95 masks BUCKLAND HOUSE • No longer in lockdown • Residents permitted 2 visitors • Visitors to wear N95 masks ACUTE • No longer in lockdown • Visitors only permitted for end of life situations • Visitors to wear N95 masks MATERNITY • Visitors – partner may attend birth • Partner to wear N95 mask • Partner to have RAT test prior to entry PRIMARY CARE • Face to face appointments at the discretion of the clinician • Clients to ...

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We unfortunately advise the community that MDH is an exposure site for COVID-19. BINDAREE: We have had 4 staff in Bindaree develop symptoms and return a positive COVID-19 result, either PCR or RAT. All other staff and residents have been tested. To date no resident has returned a positive result. Bindaree residents are being cared for in their rooms and no visitors are permitted at present. If the situation doesn't change we are hoping that Bindaree will be cleared on Monday. Eligible Bindaree residents have received their 3rd vaccine dose prior to Christmas. HOSPITAL: Today we were informed by a staff member that they had returned a positive RAT. They had no symptoms whilst at work. Staff have been tested as have our inpatients. As ...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Update standard

Bookings for vaccinations for children aged 5-11 open tomorrow 4th January. At this point in time the only way to make a booking is via the call centre. Bookings can be made 7 days a week between 8 am to 8 pm by calling 1800 675 398 . Due to vaccine delivery logistics there will only be 2 paediatric vaccination clinics next week – Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th between 9.00 am and 1 pm. If you are eligible for your third dose, clinics will be held on Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th. Bookings for booster doses can be made online at: or by calling 1800 675 ...

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