We urgently need to respond as a community to ensure any infections locally are detected and contained quickly. 
The Delta strain appears to be about twice as infectious as previous strains and can spread more easily and more rapidly even before someone knows they have it. 



On the exposure site webpage, you will find instructions on what to do.   

If you are unsure of what to do: 

  • Go home and isolate immediately 
  • Call the COVID Hotline on 1800 675 398 
  • Get a COVID test 
  • Only leave home to get your test – do not stop anywhere along the way there, or on the way home. 
  • Isolate at home until you receive a negative test result. 


It is extremely important that anyone - with even the mildest of symptoms - gets tested for COVID-19.  Only leave home to get tested, then return home and isolate until you receive their results.  

>> CLICK Local testing sites

Our community is reminded to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by following the restrictions put in place by the Victorian Government. For more information on current restrictions, visit: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus 

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Click the link below for Ballarat Health Services' latest COVID-19 update.

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