Latrobe Regional Hospital

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Latrobe Regional Hospital
A regional public health service for the whole of Gippsland
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Welcome to Latrobe Regional Hospital

the specialist referral health service for the
Gippsland region

Latrobe Regional Hospital Staff Members

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 

***Updated Monday 29 November***

COVID-19 CASES IN GIPPSLAND Bass Coast 16 / Latrobe City 34 / Baw Baw 64 / South Gippsland 17 / Wellington 20 / East Gippsland 95

LRH is the designated hospital caring for COVID-19 patients from across Gippsland.

COVID PATIENTS IN HOSPITAL: Inpatient unit: 3 / ICU: 0

Exposure sites contact the COVID Hotline for information on 1800 675 398.

Close Contacts call 1300 651 160 for further advice and information.

Testing sites in Latrobe include:

  • Traralgon Recreation Reserve drive-through 9.00am-4.00pm Sunday-Friday (closed Saturday) No appointments required. From Tuesday 23 November operating hours will be 8.30am-3.30pm Sunday-Friday.
  • Clinical Labs Traralgon, Monday-Friday 7.30am-3.30pm. Appointments required. Phone 5174 0285.
  • Dorevitch Pathology at Latrobe Regional Hospital 8.30am-4.00pm weekdays. Appointment required phone 5165 0800.
  • Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic, Morwell, Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday 9.00am-2.00pm Appointments required. Phone 5191 9321 or go to https://bit.ly/3Fbd8eH
  • LCHS - Senior Citizens Centre, Moe, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 9.00am-11.00am. Walk up, no appointments necessary. You can pre-fill your details using the testing registration form
  • Melbourne Pathology in Moe (asymptomatic testing only - people with symptoms cannot be tested at this site) Weekdays 8.00am-5.00pm and Saturday 8.30am-11.30am. Appointments required. Call 5127 2004

For full details of exposure sites and case numbers across Gippsland: https://lrh.com.au/important-info/lrh-information/gippsland-region-public-health-unit

Local exposure sites and information will also be updated on the GRPHU Facebook page 

Check exposure sites regularly at https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites.

If you are experiencing any symptoms, including fever, flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, fatigue and shortness of breath, or loss of taste or smell, please get tested and stay home until you receive a negative result.

CURRENT VISITOR GUIDELINES

No visitors are allowed at LRH except under the following circumstances

  • As a parent, guardian or carer of a child who is a patient in hospital (2 parents/guardians. Overnight stay restricted to 1 parent/guardian)
  • To provide care and support for the patient’s physical and emotional wellbeing (1 person. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator)
  • As a nominated person under the Mental Health Act (1 person. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator)
  • To provide interpreter or informal language support (1 person. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator)
  • For learning to support the resident’s care upon discharge (2 people. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator)
  • As a carer of a patient with a disability (1 person. Visit to be approved by the Hospital Coordinator)
  • Accompanying someone to the emergency department or outpatient clinic if it is necessary for you to do so to support the provision of care
  • As a partner of a pregnant woman or patient in a maternity ward (1 partner or support person for an unlimited time. No overnight stay)
  • To provide end of life support to a patient including those with a life threatening conditions (2 people at a time. No limit on number of visitors per day. No time limit) 
  • Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

Palliative care: Under special circumstances LRH Executive approval may be given on compassionate grounds to a palliative care patient.

Please check you have not been at a COVID-19 public exposure site before entering LRH

If you have any of the following symptoms:

  • fever
  • chills or sweats
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • runny nose
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste

please get tested for coronavirus.

If you become very unwell with COVID-19 symptoms outside of clinic hours, please contact the LRH Emergency Department for initial screening and advice. You may be required to attend the ED for testing and should take the necessary precautions such as wearing a mask.

 

 

 

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Welcome to The Wear House

What if you were brought to hospital in an emergency without your belongings or a change of clothes? It's a scenario many of our patients experience and it could happen to you or anyone you know or love. LRH is setting up a facility called The Wear House stocking basic new clothes for people in our care. We need your help to ensure The Wear House has an ongoing role to play at our hospital. Click on the Make A Donation link or contact LRH Fundraising on 5173 8577. Thank you for your kindness!

Latrobe Regional Hospital

It's your hospital

Quick Contact Details

For Emergencies Call: 000
Ambulance / Fire / Police

General enquiries
For general enquiries to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Telephone: 03 5173 8000 - Fax: 03 5173 8444
Email: enquiries@lrh.com.au

Feedback about our service
Read about the many ways to provide feedback to our service or share your experience of our health service by downloading a feedback form here
Email: feedback@lrh.com.au

Emergency Department
For calls to Latrobe Regional Hospital’s 
Emergency Department Telephone: 03 5173 8222
For emergency assistance telephone 000

Mental Health Triage
Single point of entry for referral to Latrobe Regional Hospital
Mental Health Service Telephone: 1300 363 322
For emergency assistance telephone 000. Learn more

Address
10 Village Avenue, Traralgon West, Victoria, 3844
PO Box 424, Traralgon, Victoria,3844
ABN: 18 128 843 652

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Latrobe Regional Hospital is located on the traditional land of the Gunaikurnai people. We pay our respect to the land this organisation stands on today. We bestow the same courtesy to all other First Peoples, past and present, who now reside in this region.

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