Emergency Information

Update to visiting hours

30 September 2020

Visiting during COVID-19

Please note the following visiting hours during the COVID-19 pandemic (as of 11.59pm 27 September 2020):

  • Visitors to residents of Morrie Evans Wing - One person a day for up to one hour
  • Visitors to patients of the health service - One person at a time for a visit up to two hours
  • There are some exceptions to the above in extenuating circumstances if the patient’s medical condition is life-threatening.
  • A patient in the maternity ward who has given birth can only have their partner or support person visit them. That visitor can only visit once per day for a maximum of two hours. 

We thank you for your understanding. 

Special restrictions:

Please note the following is in place during COVID-19:

  • All people visiting the service will have their temperature checked and details taken.
  • They will be issued with a single use face mask, which must be worn while in the health service.

You must not enter the hospital if you:

  • Are unwell with symptoms of COVID-19 such as a cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, loss of smell or fever
  • Have a temperature higher than 37.5 degrees
  • Have arrived in Australia in the past 14 days or come from metropolitan Melbourne
  • Have been diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) and have not yet been given clearance from self-isolation
  • Have had known contact in the past 14 days with a person who was a confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19)

For more information, please go to https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/visiting-hospitals-covid-19 


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