COVID-19 COMMUNITY NOTICE FROM EASTERN HEALTH AUTHORITY
It goes without saying that the rapidly unfolding situation relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the world is creating an uncertain time for us all. Eastern Health Authority remains committed to the health and safety of our team members and the communities we service.
Eastern Health Authority will continue to follow and review the advice of Federal, State and Local Government and the World Health Organisation and will ensure that we continue to evolve our practice in line with recommended guidelines.
Public Immunisation Clinics
RELOCATION OF ALL PUBLIC IMMUNISATION CLINICS TO ST PETERS
In the interests of public health, Eastern Health Authority will continue to provide Public Immunisation Clinics on behalf of its Constituent Councils within our capabilities.
All clinics will be now be held at Eastern Health Authority (EHA) Offices, 101 Payneham Road St Peters, within the St Peters Town Hall Library Complex.
Clinics previously scheduled at the following venues will now be transferred to EHA Offices, 101 Payneham Rd, St Peters. Click here for map. Car parking is avaliable via First Lane and St Peters Street.
Burnside Council Clinic
Bunside Civic Cente “Coopers Room”, Cnr Greenhill & Portrush Rd, Tusmore
Campbelltown Council Clinic
The ARC Campbelltown, 531 Lower North East Rd, Campbelltown
Prospect Council Clinic
Prospect Town Hall – Payinthi 'Nailsworth & Broadview Rooms' 128 Prospect Rd, Prospect
Walkerville Council Clinic
Walkerville Council Centre, 66 Walkerville Tce, Gilberton
Clinic dates and times remain the same and ALL existing appointments will be honoured at our St Peters venue.
If you have made a previous appointment at a venue other than St Peters, we will be contacting you via SMS to advise of the change in venue for your appointment.
Workplace Flu Immunisation Program
In the interests of public health, Eastern Health Authority will continue to provide Workplace Flu Immunisation services within our capabilities.
Understandably, enquiries and demand for workplace influenza vaccination is currently very high; however, where possible we will endeavour to offer this service to new enquiries where resources are available.
Although the alarming nature of COVID-19 has created a sense of urgency to vaccinate against flu as early as possible, we reiterate that SA Health guidelines recommend mid-April as the best commencement date so that the longevity and effectiveness of the vaccine can be at optimum.
What is Eastern Health Authority doing to protect the health and safety of our team and the community?
We are taking all necessary precautions to protect the health and safety of our team and the community by:
- Sanitizing spaces, furniture, handles, equipment regularly
- Washing hands often with soap and water
- Utilising hand sanitizer (containing minimum 60% alcohol) if soap and water is not readily available
- Avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Cleaning AND disinfecting frequently touched surfacesdaily in the workplace
- Adhering to social distancing guidelines within the workplace and at public clinic venues
The health and wellbeing of our staff is being continuously monitored in line with Commonwealth guidelines to ensure that they are fit and well and asymptomatic prior to vising your workplace. Currently this excludes staff from working who may:
- be experiencing flu-like symptoms (cough, fever, shortness of breath)
- have come into close contact or live with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19;
- have arrived in Australia from overseas after midnight Sunday 15 March
- have travelled from or through mainland China, South Korea, Iran or Italy in the last 14 days
- live with someone who has travelled through mainland China, South Korea, Iran or Italy in the last 14 days
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