COVID-19 Update - July 2022

Victoria is experiencing a new COVID-19 wave.

  • To protect yourself and others, all Victorians are now strongly encouraged to wear a mask when with other people indoors and when you cannot physically distance, including outdoors.
  • If you are aged 50 to 64 years, it’s now recommended that you receive a winter dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. People aged 30 to 49 are now also eligible. To book at your local GP or pharmacy, visit: covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/booking
  • All community members entering KDHS and Sheridan will be asked to wear an N95 mask, which will be provided at reception. This is to help protect our staff, patients, residents and of course other visitors.

Acute Ward

Visiting hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm

Weekends and Public Holidays: 8.30am to 4.00pm

  • Up to 2 visitors per patient per day

Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of COVID-19.

Please note: Masks are still required for all visitors, and visitors are required to sign in and complete attestation requirements.

Sheridan Aged Care

Visiting hours are from 8.00am to 5.00pm

  • Up to 5 visitors at any one time per resident.
  • All visitors must return a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) result on the day of visiting and before entry
  • When visitors are not fully vaccinated, visits should occur either outdoors or in the resident’s own room(s) and should not occur in common areas.

Please do not attend if:

  • You have any symptoms of COVID-19
  • Are waiting on a COVID-19 test result
  • Have been in contact with a COVID positive person in the past 7 days
  • Have returned to Australia from overseas and has not completed quarantine and testing requirements, or has returned in the last 7 days and is not fully vaccinated, or have returned to Australia from overseas in the last 24 hours and are fully vaccinated and are awaiting a negative result from a rapid antigen test. See the latest advice here

Please note: Masks are still required for all visitors, and visitors are required to sign in and complete attestation requirements.

Visitor Information