Waverley Family Healthcare is committed to provided the best care possible during the Covid-19 pandemic.
To ensure the safety of all patients and staff, we have implemented numerous infection control practices, in line with current recommendations from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Waverley Family Healthcare has implemented as Face Mask Policy.
Upon entrance to our clinic, all patients and staff are required to wear a face mask. This policy has been implemented to ensure safety of the community.
03 9802 8000
- 58 Pinewood Drive
In accordance with the DHHS, common symptoms for Covid-19 include:
- chills or sweats
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
- runny nose
Dial 000 if you are having trouble breathing.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms and would like to book an appointment, please call the clinic on (03) 9802 8000. We are able to arrange telehealth appointments for returning patients or car consultations, on a case-by-case basis.
Please note, all patients requiring Covid-19 testing will be referred to an external dedicated testing site.
If you need to be tested for Covid-19, you will need to visit a testing clinic. Please check the testing requirements for your local Covid-19 testing site before attending. For a list of testing site, please click on the following link.
If you have come into contact with a confirmed case, are unsure about testing requirements, or suspect that you may have Covid-19, please call the 24 hour coronavirus hotline for further advice
Upon entrance to the clinic, every patient is asked to complete a screening form. Each patient and anyone accompanying the patient will need to individually complete this form.
This information is collected to ensure that anyone experiencing symptoms is treated appropriately in accordance with infection control procedures. It is important this form is filled out accurately as it may be used for contact tracing purposes.
Maintaining good hygiene is critical to minimising the transmission of Covid-19. This can be achieved through the following guidelines:
- Wash your hands regularly
- Use hand sanitiser regularly
- Maintain a 1.5metre distance from others when possible
- Wear a fitted face mask when appropriate
At Waverley Family Healthcare, we have made it a priority to implement these practices into our clinical duties. This includes hand sanitisation stations available throughout the clinic, hand-washing facilities, regular cleaning of high-touch surfaces and symptom screening.
For more information about the Covid-19 phased vaccine rollout and your eligibility, please see the following links: