Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

The Department of Health and Human Services has requested all inquiries be directed to their website where you can access the latest Coronavirus information and advice. We will update the community on what Yarrawonga Health is doing, but it’s important to remember this situation is constantly evolving with new information being released on a daily or even hourly basis.

www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 Information

Whilst coronavirus (COVID-19) has an increasing impact on the health care system urge the community to stay vigilant and up to date with the latest information. Please continue to practice social distancing, wash hands regularly and if you are feeling unwell, stay at home. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Read Coronavirus FAQ's here

COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions

ACUTE
- Visiting hours are strictly between 3pm – 7pm.
- Visiting is restricted to immediate family only and 1 visitor per patient.
- You are able to visit for a period of up to 2 hours only

AGED CARE
- Visiting hours are strictly between 9:30am - 11:30am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm
- Strictly NO visits between 12pm - 1pm
- Visiting is restricted to 1 visitor per day.
- Visits are restricted to 1 hour a day.
- Visitors must be over the age of 16
- Long visits can be arranged for special visits with Nurse Unit Managers 

In addition to the restrictions listed above; Additional visitor arrangements can be made by appointment on a case by case basis due to complexities of our duty of care and infection and control procedures. This can be arranged by contacting Nurse Unit Managers.

Relief Packages 

During this pandemic period local charities and businesses are providing care packages to assist people who are mandatory self-isolating, the elderly, the vulnerable or those who are unable to get to the shops for essential items.

The Victorian government also has a similar initiative and the service can be accessed by calling the coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

If you do not have ready access to a computer or are unsure how to order online, please call Yarrawonga Health, Community Services, Intake Department on 03 5743-8514 Monday-Friday, for assistance.

Listed below are the local support options.

Yarrawonga Foodbank

Lynch Street

Open Monday to Friday 1pm to 3pm

No Vouchers required

Ph: 0419 809 171

St Vincent de Paul

Shop 4/3 Witt Street, Yarrawonga

Open by appointment only please call 0434 551 243

Woolworths

Please visit https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/page/woolworths-basics-box

Ritchie’s IGA

Orders are via email: Yarrawonga_POS@RITCHIES.COM.AU OR fax: 03 5744 1343