Please note that SWH are always here for your emergency care, but during peak times there can be an extended waiting period for minor injuries and common illnesses. Check out our Emergency Care page for more information about when to present to ED and alternative services which may be better suited to you.Emergency Care
Portland District Health have announced that they will be suspending their birthing services for a 3 month period from from 15 March 2022 and will review this arrangement every 6 weeks until they can resume.
If you were due to have your baby at PDH during this time and will now be delivering at SWH at our Warrnambool Base Hospital, here is some important information for you:Portland District Health Maternity Information
All SWH testing and vaccinations sites have closed as of May 1 2022. If you require a PCR test or you are eligible for a free RA test, then please attend the Australian Clinical Labs testing site at 133 Fairy Street Warrnambool.COVID-19 Screening