As part of our response to managing the coronavirus outbreak:

  • From Tuesday 14 July if you are attending any of our facilities you will be required to wear a mask.  You will be supplied with a mask at the entrance if you do not have your own.
  • Visitor restrictions remain in place across Ballarat Health Services sites. Click here for the most recent visitor restrictions.

Please check this site regularly for updates.

COVID-19 Visitor restrictions are currently in place

Contact Us

If you have visitor-related questions please speak with our ward staff before coming on-site.

COVID-19 General Information

The global COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation. 

Regularly check this page for local updates as we continue to implement planned operational changes at Ballarat Health Services.

Visiting Times

Please note, visitor restrictions are currently in place. See above for more information.

General Wards 

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Parents are welcome to visit their children in the Paediatric and Adolescent Unit at all times.

Maternity (Level 5)

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spouses and partners are welcome to visit at any time during the day.


Special Care Nursery (SCN)

A maximum of two visitors only.
Visitors can be the 2 (two) parents OR 1 (one) parent and 1 (one)
support person. The same nominated people are the only visitors
permitted for the duration of the baby's admission. The support
person must be over the age of 18 years.


Critical Care Unit (Level 1)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Visiting hours for the Critical Care Unit may be flexible depending on the circumstances. Please speak to our ward staff. 

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