Stawell Regional Health: no further cases after outbreak

STAWELL Regional Health have confirmed there are no community-based exposure sites as a result of an outbreak at the health service’s ultrasound department. On Friday, parts of the department were shut down to contain the outbreak, after a clinical team member tested positive for COVID-19. After a deep clean, the radiology department at Stawell Hospital has since re-opened, with reduced radiology services by appointment. Emergency radiology services are still available. READ MORE: Stawell Regional Health has since tested more than 500 people at its drive-through testing site at the Stawell Tennis Club. The testing site will continue to operate between 10am and 2pm, with no appointments necessary. Visitor restrictions remain in place for both the Simpson Ward and Macpherson Smith Residential Care. For more information, visit https://srh.org.au/…/covidc…/frequently-asked-questions/. The Stawell Times-News has removed the paywall from our stories relating to health warnings and safety of the community. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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STAWELL Regional Health have confirmed there are no community-based exposure sites as a result of an outbreak at the health service’s ultrasound department.

After a deep clean, the radiology department at Stawell Hospital has since re-opened, with reduced radiology services by appointment. Emergency radiology services are still available.

Stawell Regional Health has since tested more than 500 people at its drive-through testing site at the Stawell Tennis Club.

The testing site will continue to operate between 10am and 2pm, with no appointments necessary.

Visitor restrictions remain in place for both the Simpson Ward and Macpherson Smith Residential Care.

The Stawell Times-News has removed the paywall from our stories relating to health warnings and safety of the community. However, we depend on subscription revenue to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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