Daily Archive: March 16, 2020


Coronavirus Clinical Criteria (for testing)

If you have the following, please seek prompt medical attention: Symptoms: Fever OR Acute respiratory infection (for example, shortness of breath or cough) with or without fever AND Epidemiological criteria: International Travel in the 14 days before onset of illness OR Close contact in the 14 days before illness onset with a confirmed case of COVID-19.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) Testing Centre Locations

Testing centres for coronavirus-19 have been established at the following public hospitals. Please note that testing is currently only available for patients who fit the testing criteria, namely fever OR respiratory symptoms, PLUS you must have either arrived from an overseas destination or been in contact with someone with a confirmed coronavirus infection. These criteria are detailed in another post. I am currently unable to test for coronavirus either at the clinic or on a home visit basis. Locations of testing clinics: The Alfred Hospital 03 9076 2000 or 1800 675 398 (DHHS COVID-19 hotline) Monash Medical Centre, Clayton 1800...