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Visiting Hours
(Updated 16/7/21 at 3:30pm)

Gippsland Southern Health Service continues to review its processes to ensure the safety of our community and staff, whilst balancing the needs of our consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  All visitors must wear a face covering unless you have a lawful excuse or an exception.   

All Areas

Patients/residents restricted to two visitors at one time, with no more than two visitors per day, including dependents, for permitted purposes only* (unless for end of life reasons, where there is no limit on number of visits per day, but two visitors at one time rule applies).  Visiting hours from 2pm to 6pm only.

Upon entry, visitors must:

  • Wear mask

  • Use hand gel before entering

  • Provide name, phone number and sign the declaration at the entrance

  • Pass the COVID screening.

  • Visitors to aged care must sign out when leaving the facility

*Permitted purposes:

  • Provide essential care or support for the patient’s immediate physical or emotional wellbeing.

  • Is the parent, carer or guardian of a person under the age of 18.

  • As a nominated person (as defined in the Mental Health Act 2014).

  • As an interpreter or to provide language support.

  • To learn to support the patient or resident’s care upon discharge.

  • As the partner or support person of a patient in maternity care, pregnancy.

  • Accompany to emergency department or outpatient.

  • Is immediate family (including kinship) of a patient with life-threatening condition.

Contact the Leongatha Hospital Coordinator (Tel: 5667 5669) or Korumburra Supervisor (Tel: 56542752) for further advice..

We thank you for working together to keep our hospital safe.