COVID-19 can be limited through vaccination, antiviral treatment and non-pharmacological interventions that limit transmission such as testing, case isolation, mask wearing, and ventilation improvements

Oriel Road Medical Centre is practising social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to patients, doctors and staff.

All touch points are disinfected after each patient.

Patient Information

To all patients who have a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, anosmia or loss of smell or loss of taste – Please perform a COVID Rapid Antigen Test before attending the clinic or call (03) 9499 2866 for a telehealth consultation.

Our doctors are back to providing face-to-face appointments. We still require you to wear a mask during a face-to-face appointment if you are possibly infectious. Telehealth consultations over the phone can alternatively be provided.

We want to keep all of our patients safe by providing a safe environment where all touch point surfaces are disinfected after each patient.

MANAGING COVID AT HOME

Most people who test positive for COVID-19 will likely only experience mild symptoms and recover without requiring special treatment or hospitalisation, especially if you are fully vaccinated.

If you uncertain in the management of your illness or have other significant medical conditions please book a telehealth appointment on 94992866

If you are over 70 years old or are under 70 years old with more than 2 medical conditions , you may qualify for antivirals medications- please call for a telehealth appointment.

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/checklist-cases

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/managing-covid-19-home

The majority will be able to self-manage their illness with the assistance of your GP at Oriel Road Medical Centre.

If you have worsening or severe COVID-19 symptoms (Increasing shortness of breath, chest pains, blue-lips/face or severe headaches), call 000 immediately.

Vaccinations

Oriel Road Medical Centre is proud to be a part of Australia’s COVID 19 Vaccine rollout. Please call to book a vaccination appointment. We do have the bivalent COVID 19 Vaccine that targets the original 2020 strain and the Omicrom Variant.


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