The season of getting sick is almost here, and this year we all have good reason to be especially conscious of not spreading germs. We must slow COVID-19 down and the best way to do that is through good hygiene and sensible precautions.
If you have any cold or flu symptoms, please stay at home and focus on getting well rather than come to your appointment regardless of what’s making you unwell. If you’ve returned from any of the at-risk countries listed on this Health Department page in the past fortnight or had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, please don’t come to your appointment (even if you don’t have symptoms). Find out more about COVID-19 from the Health Direct website.
Please be assured that when you or I do have to self-isolate or stop travelling around so much, we can still continue with your sessions. We’ll meet online or via phone so you can continue getting the support you need. I’ve been doing online work for over ten years, so I am familiar with the processes and have all the necessary tech to get right into it with you. I’m already doing sessions online whenever possible, to help slow COVID-19 down.
Click here to read about the Isolation guidelines from the Australian Department of Health.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 call the Australian Coronavirus COVID-19 Triage Hotline 1800 020 080 for advice.
For clients located on the Central Coast of NSW, clinics testing people with risk factors for COVID-19 will open at Gosford and Wyong hospitals next week https://www.lakesmail.com.au/story/6678127/coronavirus-testing-clinics-to-open-at-wyong-and-gosford-hospitals/:
The clinic at Gosford Hospital will open on Monday, March 16. It will be located at 75 Holden Street, adjacent to the P2 car park. The Gosford COVID-19 clinic can be contacted from 9am on Monday, on 4320 5055.
The clinic at Wyong Hospital will open on Tuesday, March 17. It will be located at Building C, opposite the Health Services building.
Both clinics will operate seven days a week, from 9am to 5pm on weekdays, and from 10am to 4pm at weekends.
A public medical information hotline is provided by Healthdirect on 1800 022 222 – please call if you want advice you might usually seek from your GP about matters unrelated to COVID-19.
Remember that Australia has a world-class health system and is well-staffed with trained and experienced practitioners, we are a resourceful and community-minded people, we know how to do difficult things well and we pull together when things are tough. And remember 'this too shall pass'.