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Victorian Department of Health

Victorian State Government

The Victorian Department of Health website health services and general practitioners - coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - includes quick reference guide and checklist, guidelines and advice, current COVID-19 case definition, advice for clinicians and health care workers and other fact sheets.

Victorian COVID-19 data dashboard
Heathcare worker COVID-19 data dashboard
Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccine data

 

Chief Health Officer

Daily update 
Daily media release

 

Coronavirus restrictions

Current restrictions for metropolitan and regional Victoria

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance note on employment-related matters

Department of Health and Human Services document (updated 22 August 2021). The Victorian Department of Health’s ‘Coronavirus Guidance Note on Employment-Related Matters’ – provides advice on leave, including special paid leave and vaccination leave and re-deployment. ANMF encourages all employers to follow this guidance, however, recognise that enforcement is limited to public sector employers only.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance note on employment related matters 

Current health service risk rating and PPE

Current risk ratings for metropolitan and regional Victoria
The guidance provides information about PPE levels for all clinical and non-clinical scenarios, student clinical placements, workforce mobility, workforce daily attestations, and visitors.

Factsheet: Extended P2/N95 respirator and eye protection use -preventing facial injury during COVID-19 (16 August 2021)

Student clinical placements - COVID-19 guidance (7 September 2021)

 

Where to get tested

Find out where to get tested
Should you get tested?

 

Current exposure sites

Current public exposure sites 

 

Vaccination centre locations and bookings

Information about how to get vaccinated 

 

Victorian Department of Health workforce register

Register for the Victorian Department of Health outbreak response workforce

 

Healthcare worker infection prevention and wellbeing

 

Victorian Government media releases

 

WorkSafe Victoria - infectious diseases guidance for the healthcare sector

ANMF requested WorkSafe Victoria develop specific guidance for the healthcare sector and healthcare workers.

 

Aged care

View the Department of Health Residential Aged Care COVID-19 information and resources.

 

Mental health services resources

 

Maternity and newborn resources

 

Maternal and child health nurses and immunisation nurses

 

Accommodation program for frontline workers

Frequently asked questions emergency accommodation for frontline workers (updated 6 May) 

 

Victorian Department of Health fact sheets and updates

 

Pharmacies employing/engaging nurse immunisers 

DHHS advises pharmacies may employ or engage nurse immunisers who can act under the Nurse Immuniser Secretary Approval to provide immunisation services in the pharmacy or as part of an outreach or mobile vaccination service of the pharmacy or pharmacy depot. However, the nurse immuniser must be a registered nurse, and not an enrolled nurse, and must have completed an approved immunisation training course. The nurse immuniser also needs to have access to a medical practitioner for advice in accordance with the requirements of the Secretary Approval. Pharmacist immunisers cannot supervise nurses or other persons to immunise patients on their behalf.

 

Receive updates to alerts and newsletters

Subscribe to DHHS Coronavirus update newsletter by emailing COVID-19@dhhs.vic.gov.au and DHHS alerts, advisories, newsletters and digests.

 

Social media

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