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WDHS has opened a new Local Support Hotline 1800 313 021 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)* for people who have tested positive (or are waiting for their results) and are feeling unwell. Please note, if you are in need of urgent medical attention, you must call 000.
If you are unwell you can attend the WDHS Emergency Department. Please call the Emergency Department on 5551 8222 ahead of your arrival and follow instructions provided by staff.
For additional COVID-19 advice visit the Department of Health website
RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS
Face masks must be worn when visiting WDHS facilities.
For the latest advice on face masks in Victoria, please visit the DHHS website, click here
KNOW THE SYMPTOMS
It is important that you can recognise the symptoms and understand how COVID-19 is transmitted.
Reported symptoms include:
- Fever (> 37.5 degrees C)
- Chills or sweats
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath or breathing difficulties
- Runny nose
- Loss of sense of taste or smell
In certain circumstances headache, muscle soreness, stuffy nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea may also be considered.
WDHS VISITOR ACCESS
For the latest information on WDHS visitor access to residential aged care, hospital facilities and community clinics, click here