Health e Medical Centre News

Thank you to our amazing Nursing team in the Year of the Nurse and Midwife

May 8, 2020 2020 has been designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Due to coronavirus celebrations that would have been scheduled have been unable to proceed, firstly due to the pandemic and social isolation and secondly that nurses are...
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Change in weather in the Geelong region

May 1, 2020 With the current change in weather you may experience flu and cold like symptoms, including coughing, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, fever, chills and sweats or loss of smell. Whilst these may be symptoms of coronavirus, we are also seeing an increase in the number of flu cases and other respiratory conditions as...
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The team at the Health e Medical group are trained to keep you protected from infection

April 7, 2020 Health e Medical Centre team members are highly skilled at ensuring that the medical centre and allied health rooms are an environment which considers all areas of infection prevention and control. Health e Medical Centre has an infection prevention and control coordinator. This practice team member has the primary responsibility for overseeing a comprehensive infection...
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Don’t forget your Childhood Immunisations

April 1, 2020 Routine childhood immunisations are still going ahead like normal. Please call the clinic on 5223 9999 to advise of your arrival, and wait in the car until the nurse calls you through to the clinic. This helps us manage social distancing for you and other patients.   Please do not attend the sessions if you...
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Flu Clinic now open in Geelong West, private or government funded

March 31, 2020 Our flu clinics have commenced, both private and government funded. Please call us to book in your flu vaccine with one of our nurses. We are running these clinics after hours in a separate clinic, to help reduce our patient’s risk of unnecessary exposure. We encourage all our patients to be vaccinated against the flu....
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Health e Medical Centre update on Coronavirus 25 March 2020

March 26, 2020 Dear Patients, Thank you for taking the time to read a message on behalf of our team here at HEMC, regarding coronavirus. We have been monitoring Australian and global event responses to the current pandemic declared by the World health Organisation. This coronavirus is a new and emerging disease and as we now see more...
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Latest update from the team at Health e Medical Centre

March 20, 2020 We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that we continue to provide the high level of care that you are used to whilst also monitoring the situation. We will continue to change and adapt to the way we practice whilst keeping abreast of the changing conditions of the outbreak, in order to...
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Latest update for Geelong residents

March 10, 2020 If you have traveled to mainland China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore or Japan in the last 14 days and have developed a fever or respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath or cough OR if you have had close of casual contact with a confirmed case of Corona virus in...
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Latest update for Geelong residents on the coronavirus (COVID-19)

February 26, 2020 If you have been in mainland China (excluding Hong Kong SAR, Macau and Taiwan) in the past 14 days you are advised to: stay at home (self-quarantine) avoid public settings – this means you should not attend work, school, childcare or university or go to other public places such as restaurants, cinemas or shopping centres...
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What’s the latest news with the corona (nCoV-2019) virus

February 18, 2020 Here’s the latest: As the US announced over the weekend that it plans to evacuate its citizens marooned on the coronavirus-struck Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, Australian passengers stranded for more than two weeks on board are expected to be evacuated within days, The Australian writes. Frustrated pharmacists have complained to the competition regulator after...
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