Can I attend medical appointments during lockdown?
Yes. “You can leave home to receive health care or attend medical appointments. If you need to see a doctor or health care professional, you should do so. Do not put off getting medical care. Your doctor or health care professional can provide advice on how to stay safe.” DHHS Victoria.
Can I accompany someone for essential medical treatment if I am a parent, guardian or necessary support person?
Yes. “You can leave home to accompany someone for essential medical treatment if you are a parent, guardian or necessary support person.” DHHS Victoria.
Can I attend a medical appointment more than 5km from my home?
Yes. “The 5km limit does not apply to care and health care.”
Do I need to wear a mask to attend my appointment?
Yes. “Face masks will need to be worn indoors and outdoors whenever you leave your home.” DHHS Victoria.
COVID Safety Notice: If you or anyone in your household has a runny nose, cough, sore throat, fever, chills or difficulty breathing or is positive or has been in contact with anyone positive for COVID-19, please book a telephone consultation and do not attend the practice. Your GP will guide you through the next step to get tested. If you have any concerns please ring reception prior to your appointment.