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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visiting hours

Visitor Restrictions at our facilities due to COVID-19

Please refer to our hospital visitor restrictions for current information on visitation restrictions at our facilities and mask requirements. If you have any symptoms or are concerned about your exposure to COVID-19, you can visit one of the fever clinic locations in Metro South. Thank you for your support and understanding during this time.

At PA Hospital

The lockdown has now been removed and services have returned to normal.

  • Visitors are welcome between 10am-8pm.

Physical distancing

Visitors are encouraged to maintain physical distancing of 1.5 metres from others, where possible. You may be asked to check in and provide contact details when visiting the hospital.

You must not visit hospital if you:

  • have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or asked to quarantine
  • have had contact with a person with COVID-19 in the last 14 days
  • have been overseas (excluding safe travel zone countries) or visited a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days 
  • are waiting on COVID-19 test results (except for tests due to surveillance testing obligations)
  • are unwell in any way, particularly with a fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath
  • are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, unless their quarantine period has ended
  • have been to an interstate exposure venue in the last 14 days.

Exemptions

We understand that there may be situations that will need special consideration and ask that you call ahead with staff in your ward/area.

Exceptions may be granted for patients in:

  • Palliative/End-of-life care
  • Intensive Care

Other exemptions may be granted for emergency or other compassionate grounds.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

Last updated 30 April 2021
Last reviewed 15 April 2021