Covid-19 Screening

Screening has commenced for all visitors and staff at Colac Area Health today. This includes screening questions and a temperature check to ensure our community and staff entering Colac Area Health are asymptomatic of viruses or infections.

Access points for Colac Area Health as of today, 25 March 2020:

Corangamarah: Corangamite Street entrance closed; Families have been notified of closure.

All Nursing staff working in Corangamarah are required to be screened (temperature) prior to entry via Miller Street Entry.

For other services such as environmental and catering screening remains through Urgent Care.

Galvin McCarthy Building main entrance: will be open from 08:30-17:00 hours Monday to Friday (screening in place on entry)

Acute Access: 06:30 to 20:00 hours 7 days per week (Screening and temperature in place on entry).

Community Nursing: access only for community nursing team.

Pictured are: Fiona Brew, Chief Executive and Mr Duminda Gunawardana, Surgeon being screened upon entry this morning.

We would like to thank the community and staff for supporting Colac Area Health in keeping our service as safe as possible during Covid-19.

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