A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in Traralgon (Friday 17 September).
The Gippsland Region Public Health Unit cannot release any further details at this time as investigations continue.
Please remain vigilant and get tested if experiencing any symptoms (however minor). Continue to use QR Code check-ins, wear a face mask and physical distance.
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.
If you have been to a COVID-19 exposure site, have been in close contact with someone who might have COVID-19 and have been directed to quarantine or feel unwell do not go to a vaccination appointment. You are permitted to seek urgent medical care under any of these circumstances, however attending a vaccination appointment is not considered urgent medical care under the public health guidelines.
From 23 August 2021
Updated visitor guidelines
No visitors are allowed at LRH except under the following circumstances
Palliative care: Under special circumstances LRH Executive approval may be given on compassionate grounds to a palliative care patient.
If you have any of the following symptoms:
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.