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Covid-19 Screening Clinic details – Frankston, Rosebud and mobile.

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COVID 19 and GPs

 

Coronavirus screening and Outpatients service updates

 

COVID-19 Vaccination 

For Peninsula Health COVID 19 Vaccination information see;

COVID 19 Vaccine

 

COVID 19 Vaccination in Pregnancy 

RANZCOG, and the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommend the all pregnant women are routinely offered Pfizer mRNA vaccine (Cominarty) at any stage of
pregnancy. See Australian Government Department of Health COVID 19

 

Local Coronavirus Positive Pathway

 

Peninsula Health (PH) will be contacted by DHHS about all positive coronavirus cases in our area and PH will liaise with GPs and patients about follow up and clearance.

SEMPHN and DHHS have developed a regional COVID-19 Positive Pathway for GPs.
This has useful PH contact numbers and clinical information and can be found here. Key Contact information is summarised in the table below;

 

Call Community Care 9788 1700 

email: communitycareenquires@phcn.vic.gov.au

 

URGENT HANDOVER

Monitoring & additional clinical and specialist support

Call 8am-9pm 7 days a week

(9pm-midnight on-call medical support)

 

NON-URGENT

Advice on community management, guidelines, clinical support and services available

Please call 9am-5PM Monday to Friday

 

SOCIAL AND WELFARE NEEDS

Advice, support and escalation to mental health and addiction services

& a range of other social supports

Please call 9am-5pm Monday to Friday

 

Emergency Department

For urgent transfer to hospital

24hours a day 7 days a week

GP’s please call Emergency Department Admitting Officer 9784 7196

 

ACCESS- COVID 19 Recovery Program 1300 665 781

For follow up of symptoms post resolved infection

9am-5pm Monday to Friday

Fax 9784 2309

 

More Information for GPs

 

For concerned community members who have accessed this page for advice regarding Coronavirus

  • The DHHS Coronavirus hotline (Tel 1800 675 398) is available for patient advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
  • Consider Calling your GP clinic. Most GP clinics will give you all the advice that you need over the phone. They will also let you know if and where you may need to be seen and/or tested for Coronavirus.