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COVID screenings cross 7,000 mark

  • Covid
Thursday, 23 Jul 2020

Over the past seven days we’ve screened another 1,328 people for coronavirus, taking our total screenings to 7,053.

PHOTO: Some of our fabulous RAC screening team reminding us all to  #keepyourdistance

3,731
Number of SYMPTOMATIC patients screened at our Warrnambool Respiratory Assessment Clinic (a week ago this figure was 3,335 ie 396 have been screened since July 17)

483
Number of SYMPTOMATIC patients screened at our Warrnambool Base Hospital emergency department (since May 1)(a week ago this figure was 445 ie 38 have been screened since July 17)

12
Number of SYMPTOMATIC patients screened at our Camperdown Hospital urgent care centre a week ago this figure was 11 ie 1 has been screened since July 17)

393
Number of SYMPTOMATIC inpatients screened in our Warrnambool Base Hospital, Camperdown Hospital/Merindah Lodge (a week ago this figure was 363 ie 30 have been screened since July 17)

2,259
Number of DHHS-directed ASYMPTOMATIC patients screened by our Warrnambool Respiratory Assessment Clinic during community and staff screening clinics (a week ago this figure was 1,396 ie 863 have been screened since July 17)

175
Number of DHHS-directed ASYMPTOMATIC patients screened at our Camperdown Hospital during community and staff screening clinics (we have not ran an asymptomatic screening clinic this week)

SYMPTOMATIC SCREENINGS: Anyone displaying coronavirus symptoms can phone our SWH Warrnambool Respiratory Assessment Clinic (RAC) on 5563 1666 to make a screening appointment with one of our RAC nurses.

ASYMPTOMATIC SCREENINGS: These screenings are directed by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). No asymptomatic screening clinics are currently being provided.

SWH COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING SUPPORT LINE: Call 1800 965 144 between 1-5pm Monday-Friday to speak with one of our qualified SWH professional. This support line offers non-judgmental listening services to local people in our Corangamite, Moyne, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and Warrnambool communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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