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Coronavirus

Kyabram District Health Service is taking a proactive approach to protect both our staff and our community.

The first point of contact for people who suspect they have COVID-19 remains the DHHS hotline 1800 675 398.

If you are unwell and have flu-like symptoms and have travelled overseas recently KDHS would appreciate it if you would please ring ahead to the hospital on 5857 0200 before presenting.

We aim to keep our local community informed as this dynamic situation unfolds.

COVID-19 testing

The Kyabram drive through COVID-19 testing clinic has returned to its original location at the back of the Health Service. Enter via Pettifer Street.
The testing clinic will operate Monday to Friday 10.00am to 12noon.
Hours may vary depending on demand.

Please note: Our COVID-19 Testing clinic is a nurse ran clinic and is unable to provide Medical Certificates. We recommend anyone who has symptoms to make a Telehealth appointment with their GP to discuss further management.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

The KDHS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic will be relocating to the Kyabram Community & Learning Centre (KCLC) on Lake Road and will be open to the public from Monday 13th September.
 The clinic will be offering the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine and will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays 9:00am – 4:30pm.

We encourage the community who are eligible to receive their first or second dose of the vaccines to book their appointment by calling the Coronavirus Hotline: 1800 675 398 or online https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/

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16.07.2021- Visitor update

Following the Premier’s announcement yesterday, no visitors will be allowed in the Acute Ward or Sheridan, except for end of life visits and compassionate care. These special circumstances are at the discretion of the nurse in charge.

24.06.2021

Visitors update

From tomorrow 25th June 2021 visitors will be able to attend the Acute ward and Sheridan. Patients and residents can have two visitors at a time and up to five visitors per day.

Visiting hours:

8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday

8.30am to 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Additional visitors will be considered for special circumstances and require approval by the Nurse Unit Manager or Nurse in charge.

 

27.05.2021

 In line with the Department of Health directions, from 11:59pm tonight until 11:59pm on Thursday 3rd June there will be no visitors to the Acute Ward or Sheridan Aged Care, except for end of life visits and compassionate care. Please contact the Nurse in charge.

 

25.05.2021

Patients and residents are restricted to two visitors at one time, with no more than five visitors per day.

Visiting hours will be from 8.00am - 5.00pm (Monday to Friday)

8.30am - 4.00pm (Saturday and Sunday) 

Longer visiting hours will be considered for special circumstances and require approval by the Nurse Unit Manager or nurse in charge.

All visitors must answer the screening questions on arrival, wear a facemask and practice good hand hygiene and social distancing.

 12.02.2021 update

In line with the Victorian Premier’s announcement today to reintroduce Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions, No visitors are permitted into KDHS acute ward or aged care facility, except for end of life reasons. These special circumstances are at the discretion of the nurse in charge.

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