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. 

Victorian Border Permits

The Victorian State Government has implemented a traffic light permit system for anyone wishing to enter Victoria.

Areas across Australia will be designated green, orange or red by the Chief Health Officer based on public health advice. View information about the zones here: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/victorian-travel-permit-system?fbclid=IwAR2Im8lyrER-bdDfXxp4ud1esltY_yZXcfWED97-UQMvydrHjDGJb0tvPT4

Apply for Victorian Permits here: https://www.service.vic.gov.au/services/border-permit/home

COVID-19 Visitor Guidelines at YH

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation visiting hours have temporarily been changed. 

ACUTE:

  • Strictly no visits, access or entry is allowed into Acute, except for end of life reasons as a support partner for birth or a parent to accompany a child. 

AGED CARE:

  • Strictly no visits, access or entry is allowed into Residential Aged Care Facilities, except for end of life reasons.
  • Strictly no resident outings.

Exposure Sites

Yarrawonga Health has enhanced screening process, all visitors must declare if they have recently visited any Australian exposure sites. Anyone who has travelled through an Australian exposure site will be required to have a COVID test and will not be permitted entry into the health service. Please refer to below links for current exposure sites.
Victoria - https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites
NSW - https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/latest-news-and-updates...
Queensland - https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/contact-tracing