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Visiting Hours

(Updated 11/1/21 at 8:10am)

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.   

If you are visiting a patient in the following areas:

  • Inpatient Services – General Ward (Leongatha)

  • Multifunction Ward (Korumburra)

 

The following apply:

  • Visiting hours are 2pm to 6pm.

  • No more than two visitors per patient at a time provided they comply with the density quotient that limits the number of persons permitted in a shared place.

  • In the interest of maximising the safety of our staff and patients, all visitors must wear masks, use hand gel before entering, provide name and phone number at the entrance and pass the COVID screening.

  • Discretion is used on other types of visits, including:

    • a parent supporting  their child

    • a carer visiting a patient with a disability

    • visits for end of life purposes.

If you are visiting a resident in the following areas:

  • Alchera House (Korumburra)

  • Hillside Lodge (Korumburra)

  • Koorooman House (Leongatha)

  • Visiting Hours 2pm to 6pm

  • 1 visitor during visiting hours, once per day for max 2hrs 

  • Space quotients remain for shared spaces.

Maternity Unit

Partner/support person for the duration of the labour and may stay after.

All other visitors:

  • Visiting hours of 2pm to 6pm.

  • No more than two visitors per patient at a time (including Partner/support person) provided they comply with the density quotient that limits the number of persons permitted in a shared place.

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.

Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

Patients, Clients & Families

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