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Information for Visitors to the Alpine Shire

If you are feeling unwell

  • If you have any of the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, you should seek advice and get tested.
  • The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of sense of smell, headache, muscle soreness, nausea, vomiting & diarrhoea.

Where can I get tested?

  • You must call ahead to book an appointment
  • You will need to give your personal details and Medicare information over the phone
  • You must stay in your car when you arrive for testing

 Name

Contact

COVID Testing (by appointment only)

 Bright Hospital

5755 0100

Yes

 Bright Medical Centre

5750 1000

Telehealth consult only - testing at Bright Hospital

 Myrtleford Hospital

5751 9300

Yes

 Standish Street Surgery

5751 9900

Yes

 Mt Beauty Hospital

5754 3500

Yes

 Mt Beauty Medical Centre

5754 3400

Yes

For more information, read the factsheet for suspected cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) (Word). To get further advice, call the 24-hour coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 or your general practitioner

Additional COVID-19 testing clinics are also available by appointment only at;
  • Albury Wodonga Health (02) 6058 4444 
  • Northeast Health Wangaratta 1800 324 942
2020 Ski Season

Staff and visitors on mountain can access COVID-19 testing clinics by appointment only at;

  • Mt Hotham 5759 3551
  • Falls Creek 5758 3238
  • For more information click here

Waiting for test results

  • You must self isolate whilst you are waiting for results to minimise the risk of transmission.
  • Results are usually back in 24-48 hours but can take up to 5 days
  • Do not go to public places, this includes the supermarket, pharmacy, coffee shops or out for dinner
  • Please read the following information from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) about what to do.

► DHHS - Factsheet – suspected case (Word)

► DHHS - Infomation about quarantine and self-isolation (external link)

Do not visit aged care or go out in public.

 

What should I do if I test positive to COVID-19

  • Continue to self-isolate at home or where you are staying.
  • You will be contacted by Alpine Health to monitor your health.
  • If you are having serious symptoms you should call 000 straight away. This includes shortness of breath, difficulty breathing or chest pressure or pain. Tell the ambulance staff you have COVID-19.
  • You may be transferred to the closest public Emergency Department in Wangaratta or Wodonga.

Updated 30 June 2020

 

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