COVID-19

Novel Coronavirus

Vital Information

National Coronavirus hotline number 1800 020 080.  This line operates 24 hours per day, 7 days a week

For translating and interpreting services call 131450

To keep our patients safe, we are endeavouring to make appointments for patients in groups

 

  • Appointments will be made on Monday and Thursday mornings for child immunisations from 6 weeks to 4 years

  • Appointments will be made on any given morning for our patients over the age of 65 or who have chronic illness.

  • We have set aside appointments at certain times everyday for patients who need to be isolated.

Bulk billed telephone/video consultations are available for the following vulnerable and isolated patients

 

  • Who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or meet the criteria for suspected COVID-19

  • Who have been advised to isolate/quarantine

  • Are over 70 years

  • Are of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent over 50 years

  • Are pregnant

  • Are a parent of a child under age of 12 months

  • Are already under treatment for chronic health conditions​

  • Flu clinics will be held in age groups, 65 years and over, chronic disease patients and children 6 months to 5 years.  There will be families who have members who will fit the different criteria’s and appointments will be made to suit their needs.

  • The flu vaccine is $15.00 for the patients who are not eligible to receive the free vaccine. Please call the surgery to make an appointment. 

 

Coronavirus supplement – the government has announced a temporary supplement, support will be provided to the following people

  • Jobseeker payment

  • Sickness allowance

  • Youth allowance for jobseekers

  • Parenting payment

  • Partner allowance

  • Farm household allowance.

To find out more about other measures, the department is putting into place to support individuals and families affected by the coronavirus. Go to Department of Social Services https://www.dss.gov.au/aboutthedepartment/coronavirus-COVID-19-information-and-support

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Yeppoon, QLD, 4703

Phone: 07 4939 1711

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