We continue to run our appointment-only Warrnambool Respiratory Assessment Clinic (RAC) for people who have, in the absence of an alternative diagnosis that explains the clinical presentation, symptoms such as fever or chills OR acute respiratory infection such as a cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or a runny nose.
Call 5563 1666 between 8am–4pm Monday to Friday to speak with one of our RAC nurses.
No asymptomatic screening clinics are currently being provided.
To ensure we keep our patients, residents, consumers and staff as safe as possible from the spread of COVID-19 the following currently applies:
Warrnambool Base Hospital: One visitor/patient for one hour only between the hours of 3-6pm. Visitors will be screened as they enter the hospital. Visitors cannot be under 16 years of age.
Paediatrics Unit (Warrnambool): One parent or primary care person/patient.
Midwifery Unit (Warrnambool): Partner or primary care person/patient.
Warrnambool Mental Health Services Acute Inpatient Unit:: One visitor/patient for one hour only between the hours of 3–6pm. Visitors will be screened as they enter the unit. Visitors cannot be under 16 years of age.
Camperdown Hospital: One visitor/patient for one hour only between the hours of 3-6pm. Visitors will be screened as they enter the hospital. Visitors cannot be under 16 years of age.
Merindah Lodge: One visitor/resident for one hour only between the hours of 1–3pm. Some restrictions may apply. Visitors must be family members and must make an appointment by calling 5593 7366. Visitors will be screened as they enter Merindah Lodge. Visitors cannot be under 16 years of age.
This support line offers non-judgmental listening services to local people in our Corangamite, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and Warrnambool communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's for anyone seeking guidance and support in accessing counselling or wellbeing support, for people experiencing emotional distress, and for people seeking basic information about how to access local support services and/or telephone and online support services to support their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
This support line will enable community members to access support from a qualified SWH professional, enhancing the community wellbeing guidance available on SWH’s website at www.southwesthealthcare.com.au
Call 1800 965 144 between 1–5pm Monday to Friday.
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