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News 10 September, 2021

Providing COVID-safe services during Lockdown 6.0 

As an essential service, CBCHS is continuing to support the health and wellbeing of our clients during the current lockdown.

Following is a snapshot of our COVID-safe service offering in line with Government restrictions:

  • Allied Health Services – In line with Chief Allied Health Officer guidelines, most of our Health Services are being delivered via Telehealth (video or phone consultation). Face-to-face services are only available to provide urgent critical care for clients. This applies only if services are not able to be provided via Telehealth. Please contact CBCHS Reception on 8587 0200 to discuss your needs
  • Dental –Services are limited to emergency treatment only. Please contact our Dental Team on 8587 0350 for more information
  • NDIS Disability Services – We remain open to provide COVID-safe essential day support services to our vulnerable clients
  • Exercise Group Activities –  Face-to-face group activities are not currently able to run, however we are supporing clients via Telehealth programs where possible
  • Social Support Groups – These groups are temporarily suspended during the lockdown with phone and virtual group support provided where possible.

⭐Please contact us on 8587 0200 to discuss the best service option to meet your needs⭐

To stay COVID-safe, clients and visitors are required to wear a facemask while attending our sites.

Strict infection control measures are in place for all on-site and client-facing services in line with our COVID-Safe Plan

General Coronavirus Information 

The link below provides an overview of the latest Victorian Government information and advice about Coronavirus – symptoms, testing and what to do to reduce the risk of infection.

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

COVID-19 Vaccination Information 

To find out if you are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the current rollout, please visit https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

For information about COVID-19 vaccination, including High Volume Vaccination Clinics in our local area and across Victoria, please visit https://sephu.org/covid-vaccination/ 

If you are concerned that you are at risk of carrying Coronavirus, please contact the Department of Health and Human Services Novel Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398 before attending a hospital emergency department or appointment.

For translated information on Coronavirus please click here.

To reduce the risk of contracting or spreading any virus, there are simple protective measures we can all take including:

  • Wear a mask when you can’t social distance
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Keep your distance from others – a social distance of at least 1.5m is recommended
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow when coughing and sneezing
  • Don’t touch your face