For more information about testing, vaccinations and what to do if you test positive, click the buttons below:

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.

WDHS has opened a new local support hotline 1800 313 021 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.

For additional COVID-19 advice visit the Department of Health website: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus 

RAPID ANTIGEN TESTS

If you tested positive using a rapid antigen test, you are officially a case and you must report your result to the Department of Health online or call 1800 675 398.

FACE MASKS

Face masks must be worn when visiting WDHS facilities.

For the latest advice on face masks in Victoria, please visit the DHHS website www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/face-masks or 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
  • Cough
  • 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.

CANCELLED / REDUCED SERVICES AT WDHS
A range of WDHS services have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. To find out more CLICK HERE

WDHS VISITOR ACCESS
For the latest information on WDHS visitor access to residential aged care, hospital facilities and community clinics CLICK HERE

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