Visitors to Tallangatta Health Service


Visitor Information from 11.59pm Wednesday 12th January 2022

Following a review of the local COVID-19 situation, Tallangatta Health Service has reviewed visiting in line with State Government guidelines.

All visitors, contractors, onsite delivery contractors and clients (not Allied Health or medical centre clients) 16 years and above are required to have a negative Rapid Antigen Test prior to being permitted entry to the facility.

All visitors (including Allied Health & Medical Centre clients) must complete the attestation and temperature screening at reception before entering the facility.

There may be delays in processing your screening for entry if we experience a large volume of visitors at any given time. We continue to appreciate your patience in this regard.

Standard face masks continue to be mandated for visitors aged 8 and above unless an exemption applies.

 

Resident and Patient visiting

New visitor restrictions for hospitals and aged care settings have been introduced.
Visitors 16 years and above MUST return a negative Rapid Antigen Test result before entering – this will be conducted onsite by Tallangatta Health Service staff.
Residents and inpatients at Tallangatta Health Service will continue to be permitted up to five visitors per day.
Standard face masks continue to be mandated for visitors aged 8 and above.
There are no age limit restrictions to visitors.
Visiting hours are between 12.30 and 4.30pm daily.
We request all visitors contact the Health Service prior to arrival.
Please know Residents are free to leave the facility at any time, but are reminded that they still must follow current state directions whilst out, including but not limited to; wearing masks, social distancing and checking into any venues.
‘End of Life’ Visiting

There are no restrictions to visitor limit or visitor time limit when visiting for the purposes of providing ‘End of Life’ support to a consumer.                                                                                                  All other requirements as above are required to be met before visiting.

Visitors to Medical Centre
Currently patients attending the medical clinic do not require a Rapid Antigen Test, unless also intending to visit either residential aged care or the acute ward.