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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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MDH COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update standard

MDH COVID-19 Testing Clinic Update   Due to the increased demand on COVID-19 testing, our MDH Testing Clinic will be running tomorrow – Thursday 27th May 2021. Please note that bookings are essential. To book an appointment, call our testing clinic staff between the hours of 9am – 1pm on 0428 694 968.   If you require urgent medical attention, please call Mansfield District Hospital on 03 5775 8800 or if necessary ...

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COVID-19 VISITOR RESTRICTIONS AS AT 25TH MAY standard

Due to the latest outbreak of COVID-19 we are once again required to introduce restrictions for visiting the hospital, Bindaree and Buckland House. Please remember that our staff are working in response to government directives.   • Two visitors at one time • Do not have to be from the same household • No time limits. • No specified purpose required. • No more than five visitors per day, including dependents. • All visitors are required to wear face masks (a medical reason to not wear a face mask doesn't permit entry) • Anyone visiting a patient or resident will be screened upon entry. If they have visited an exposure site they will not be permitted to visit until they have returned a ...

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