Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Hub

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Here you will find the latest information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).This is a rapidly changing situation, so please visit The Department of Health and Human Services website for up to date information.

 

Update for Eastern Health patients and families regarding Staff use of Face Masks

Eastern Health is committed to ensuring the safety of all patients, families, staff and community throughout the COVID 19 pandemic. Following careful monitoring of the rapidly changing environment and review of the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s guidance, the following steps are being implemented:

  • All approved visitors entering an Eastern Health facility must wear a face covering upon entry..  Eastern Health will supply face masks at the entrance to all our sites.
  • All patients will be provided the option of wearing a face mask should they wish to. Eastern Health will provide face masks upon request.
  • Eastern Health Staff will be provided the option of wearing a face mask – remember there is a friendly face behind the mask!

 Eastern Health will continue to work with relevant experts and agencies to ensure that the health and wellbeing of our patients, families, staff and community is maintained to the highest level possible throughout this pandemic event.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we at Eastern Health work to care for our community during this extraordinary and unprecedented pandemic event.

Should you have any concerns regarding the above, please contact the Centre for Patient Experience via email at feedback@easternhealth.org.au or phone 1800 327 837.