COVID-19 Daily Updates
The COVID situation is changing rapidly. Please check this page for community updates as they come to hand.
Thank you to our community
Yesterday our pop-up testing at Marty Busch Reserve closed, after a very busy fortnight testing and tracing our community to beat down this latest outbreak. Each time we enact a COVID response, we rely on our community to assist with a range of needs – generously and immediately. Each time we are overwhelmed by the level of support we receive. It takes a village to raise a testing site!
5-day vaccination blitz
On Tuesday 1 June, the State Government announced a 5-day vaccination blitz for aged care and disability workers from Wednesday 2 June to Sunday 6 June.
Pop-up testing in Ballarat
Our Rapid Response Testing Team (RRTT) will again set up a mobile COVID-19 testing facility in response to the concerning rise in cases in our region.
Local school staff testing available
Ballarat Health Services is providing a pop-up clinic for staff from local schools to be tested for COVID-19 before students return to on-site learning.
More than 900 tests across Ballarat in one day
Together we are working to get the evidence we need to understand the health of our community. And yesterday the community participated in a phenomenal 920 tests for COVID-19 across Ballarat.
COVID-19 Testing: Thank you Ballarat
THANK YOU FOR BEING TESTED! Over the last seven days, we have seen the Ballarat community get behind the government’s testing blitz.
Access to Queen Elizabeth Centre
To protect the safety of our staff, residents, and the community from the COVID-19 virus, we are maintaining access restrictions that were implemented in March.
New support for Victorian carers | Carers Gateway
New, improved, and expanded services are available to Victorian carers. As of Monday 6 April, a consortium of Victorian health providers will offer free, early intervention support under the brand Carer Gateway, in an effort to avoid carers reaching a crisis point.
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