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If YOU or a CLOSE CONTACT have been in, visited or travelled through a Victorian, NSW or Queensland COVID-19 outbreak, hot-spot or public exposure site you are NOT PERMITTED ENTRY into our medical centre. FIRST call reception on tel (03) 9629 1414 to organise a Telehealth consultation with one of our GPs.
Click here to view an interactive map with current venue exposure sites.
Click here to find out about the Victorian Travel Permit System which applies to travellers coming to Victoria from anywhere in Australia.
Click here for a list of COVID-19 assessment and testing centres in Victoria.
Click here to find out more about The Call-to-Test service for vulnerable Victorians. This service will enable some of our most vulnerable to get tested for COVID-19 at home with a qualified health clinician. The service will provide access for people who cannot leave home due to injury, mobility or other eligible reasons.
Clink here for information about the Coronavirus worker support payment to assist Victorian workers to get tested and stay home.
Click here for information about face masks.
Victoria’s Restriction Levels:
Click here for information about current restricted activity directions issued by the Victorian Department of Health.
Click here for news and information for Australians about the development, approval process and plans for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines to Australian communities in 2021.
What to do if you think you have COVID-19:
COVID-19 testing is now recommended if you feel unwell with the following symptoms:
- fever / chills / sweats
- new onset respiratory symptoms (cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of smell or loss of taste)
If you need a COVID-19 test, you must GO HOME immediately after the test and remain in self-isolation until you receive your test result.
What if I am a patient at Victoria Harbour Medical Centre?:
Victoria Harbour Medical Centre is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all patients and staff. We are here to help and have temporarily changed our service model to better manage your healthcare needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you are worried about symptoms of COVID-19 or any other type of health problem, our GPs are still on hand to help. We encourage you to continue consulting your regular GP for any health matter.
As conditions of entry, all patients and visitors must wear a face mask and scan our location specific QR code to assist with contact tracing if required. Click here to download the Victoria Service QR Code app.
Safe in-person face-to-face consultations or Telehealth appointments are available. You can make an appointment with us online or by calling the medical centre on (03) 9629 1414. Screening questions will be asked when you book or attend an appointment. You will always be informed of your options when you make an appointment.
If you need urgent medical care always call emergency 000 (triple zero).
If you are seeking information on COVID-19 call the Coronavirus Hotline:
Both hotlines operate 24/7 and will connect you to a registered nurse if needed.
For digital resources and daily health alerts about COVID-19 refer to:
Click here for RACGP guidelines, actions plans and a symptom diary for how to manage mild COVID-19 infection at home with the assistance from your GP.
Click here for the DHHS COVID-19 Home Safety Plan – this guide will help keep you, your family and friends safe and well.