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Health alert: Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are now accepting visitors at our facilities. Please refer to the visiting hours on visiting restrictions for more information.

Find out where to get tested at one of our fever clinic locations, where to get vaccinated, our COVID-19 response and read the latest Queensland Government information.

Visiting hours

Visitor Restrictions at our facilities due to COVID-19

We are now accepting visitors at our facilities.

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 QEII Hospital

Visitors between the hours of 8am and 8pm. Some limitations are in place for Outpatients and Intensive Care Units. Please call ahead to confirm.

  • Each patient may have:
    • Two people per patient
    • For two hours per day
    • If this does not suit family, cultural or community expectations, please advise staff so needs can be accommodated.

When you visit our hospital

All staff, patients (where tolerated), and any visitors/support persons must wear a face mask and maintain physical distancing of 1.5 metres from others, where possible. You must 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 23 July 2021
Last reviewed 23 July 2021