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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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UPDATE ON COVID-19 TESTING FOR MANSFIELD AND MOUNT BULLER standard

And here is the update for today..... Firstly we have received the following advice: Anyone living within the resort is exempt from requiring a test to enter the resort, meaning they can leave and return without having a test. Essential services are exempt from requiring a test to enter the resort. Students living outside the resort that attend school in the resort are exempt from requiring a test to enter the resort. People who work within the resort but live outside the resort must have a negative test within 7 days prior to arrival. Anyone else entering the resort must have a negative test within 72 hours prior to arrival. This includes school groups. You should discuss your individual requirements with ...

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COVID-19 MANSFIELD TESTING CLINIC UPDATE standard

Due to the current situation we are operating our Mansfield testing clinic over the weekend. Appointments are required and to make one you need to call 0428 694 968 and leave a message. We will call you back when able to arrange an appointment time with you.   If you require a swab remember you need to isolate from the time you have symptoms or are directed to get tested until your results are received.   If we are going to end lockdown, open businesses, get footy and netball seasons back on track or get to Mt Buller we all need to do the right thing. That is, get tested with even mild symptoms, get tested early, wear a mask where required to ...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update standard

We are sure you are aware of the changes to Pfizer eligibility for people under 60 years of age. Our phone has not stopped ringing. Please bear with us as we try to explain what will occur. This information applies to people aged between 50 and 59 years. 1. If you have had your first vaccination and it was the AstraZeneca vaccine, your 2nd vaccination will also be with AstraZeneca and your second appointment date will remain the same. 2. If you have been booked for your first vaccination with AstraZeneca, you will be automatically re-allocated to a Pfizer vaccination within the booking system. You don’t need to contact us to change. 3. If you changed from AstraZeneca to Pfizer your appointment time ...

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Pfizer Vaccine Now Available at Mansfield Vaccination Clinic standard

We are excited to be commencing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination for eligible people next week. In broad terms, this vaccine is available to the following: 1. Healthcare workers under the age of 50 2. Workers in the residential disability sector under the age of 50 3. Members of the community aged 40-49 More detailed information relating to vaccination can be found at https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/who-can-get-vaccinated To make an appointment for Pfizer vaccination please text the following details to 0457 105 037: - full name - date of birth Your call will then be returned by one of our administrative team who will provide you with an appointment. Please note if you are ineligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine you will be directed to call the State Call Centre on 1 800 ...

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7 DAY CIRCUIT BREAKER UPDATED VISITOR RESTRICTIONS – IN EFFECT FROM 28TH MAY 2021 standard

As a result of the 7 Day Circuit Breaker Lockdown for Victoria, visiting restrictions for the hospital, Bindaree and Buckland House have been strengthened and come into effect Friday 28th May 2021. There are no visitors permitted into the hospital or Bindaree or Buckland House. Exceptions to this rule are for: End of life patients/residents Birthing support partner Parent accompanying a child that is a patient. Please remember that our staff are working in response to government ...

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