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What is it? – A strain of Virus which originated in Wuhan in China that is causing Sore Throat, Fever, Cough and Shortness of breath and can potentially be fatal.
How do you catch it? – Transmission by fluid droplets when coughing, can be also from touching contaminated surfaces like door handles, tissues etc. It is highly contagious. Asymptomatic spread is known to occur.
How can you protect yourself? – Washing hands, not touching your nose, face, using alcohol rubs. Wear a face covering in public (Compulsory under Vic Stage 4 Lockdown).There is no vaccine yet and it can take 2 days to 2 weeks to show symptoms. Isolate as much as you can.
What should I do if I think I may have Corona virus? – Stay at home and ring the 24 hr DHHS help line – 1800 675 398 or make a telehealth appointment with us.
We recommend that all patients book a Bulk Billed Telehealth consultation before booking an onsite appointment, This allows the doctor to arrange for you to be seen safely and minimise any contact with other patients.
Your Doctor will call you and invite you to come into the clinic to minimise contact with other patients.
Keep your phone free
****Please Book A Phone or Video Consultation First****