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.
Grampians PARC opens
The Grampians Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) centre has officially opened.
COVID update: Student positive
We can confirm that a nursing student who was on placement with Ballarat Health Services last week has tested positive to COVID19.
COVID19 Update - 28 July 2020
Ballarat Health Services has been managing an outbreak of COVID19 that originated at our Bill Crawford Lodge residential aged care home. This has been a whole-of-health service response and we commend all Ballarat Health Services staff for their professionalism and dedication over the past fortnight.
Community update - 24 July 2020
Ballarat Health Services Executive Director of Acute Care Ben Kelly shares information on COVID19 in Ballarat, and steps that our community members can take to protect themselves and each other.
Visitors required to wear a mask
Earlier this week Ballarat Health Services introduced the use of masks to further protect the most vulnerable members of our community – our patients and residents.
Confirmed cases in Ballarat
The DHHS has confirmed today that Ballarat has four more cases of coronavirus, a reminder for all of us that the challenge of COVID-19 remains in our community. We can confirm that a Ballarat Health Services staff member of Ballarat Aged Care has tested positive to COVID.
Once again, the COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving. As such, please ensure you understand the important changes that have been implemented at Ballarat Health Services this week.
Community Update - 11 July 2020
BHS Executive Director of Acute Operations Ben Kelly updates the Ballarat community on ways that we can stop the spread, visitor restrictions to BHS sites, resources for non-emergency illness or injury, where to find the most recent COVID-19 information and where to be tested.
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