Category: COVID

COVID Vaccinations Bookings Now Available for Children 5 – 11

Bookings for COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 5-11 are now available at various locations across Gippsland, including at participating general practices (GPs), pharmacies and state-run community vaccination centres. The commencement of this vaccination program provides an opportunity for all children aged 5 to 11 to receive at least one

Our COVID Testing and Vaccination Service is Moving to Lucknow Memorial Hall

You have reached on old blog post about BRHS’ COVID testing and vaccination hours posted before Christmas 2021. For the latest information about COVID testing and vaccination services, as well as visiting regulations at BRHS, visit brhs.com.au/Coronavirus

Changes to COVID Testing – Thursday, Friday and Saturday

You have reached on old blog post about BRHS’ COVID testing and vaccination hours posted in 2021. For the latest information about COVID testing and vaccination services, as well as visiting regulations at BRHS, visit brhs.com.au/Coronavirus

Forums to Help Businesses Navigate COVID Rules and Regs

Are you a business owner struggling to understand current COVID regulations? The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is holding a series of forums for small and medium-sized businesses on Victoria’s Roadmap and new COVIDSafe settings. Register online at: https://forms.office.com/r/7t6zrHkNUQ Sessions include: Updates on the Roadmap and restrictions

Staff Pitch In From All Areas to Handle Record COVID Testing Surge

Well, what a day that was. A new positive COVID case connected to a primary school in Lakes Entrance saw a sudden surge in the demand for COVID testing yesterday. And, as they have been doing for many months now, BRHS staff responded immediately to meet that demand, drawing

BRHS Social Support Staff Get Seriously Silly to Beat Lockdown Loneliness

“I think everyone just really needed to laugh.” And with that enormous understatement, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service Cook Sue Buchanan captured the mood of many Victorians living through a year of COVID lockdowns and ongoing uncertainty. For those who live alone, or are in other ways isolated from support

Maddocks Gardens Hits 100 Percent COVID Vaccination Target

100 percent of staff working at BRHS’ aged care facility, Maddocks Gardens, have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. The achievement comes ahead of an Australian Government mandate that everyone working in an aged care facility be vaccinated against COVID-19. BRHS’ Aged Care Manager, Paul Rosenquist, said

COVID Commander Jeroen Weimar Applauds “Extraordinary” Effort of BRHS Staff

Jeroen Weimar, Commander of the Victorian Department of Health’s COVID-19 response, visited Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) today to thank staff for their outstanding commitment to protecting this community during the Coronavirus pandemic. “The resilience and determination healthcare workers have shown over the past two years is just extraordinary,”

Living With a Disability? There Is Help For You to Access the COVID Vaccine

If you or someone you care for is living with a disability, there is a staff person at BRHS dedicated to helping you access local health services, including getting the COVID vaccine. Earlier this week the Victorian Government announced $5 million in funding to improve access to COVID Vaccination