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Saturday, August 15, 2020

MURRINDINDI: Local doctor in isolation after COVID contact

Alexandra District Health and Alexandra Medical Clinic have this afternoon issued this media statement:

“We wish to advise that one of our doctors has had close contact with a person who has tested positive for the corona virus.

“Our doctor is well and does not have any symptoms of COVID-19 but has been tested and is isolating for 14 days in line with DHHS guidelines.

“We would like to reassure the community that this is a precautionary measure, and that there is no need for alarm.

“We remind you of the Premier and Chief Health Officer’s advice to be tested as soon as you have symptoms; runny nose, sore throat, fever or loss of sense of smell or taste.

“Please contact the nurse in charge at Alexandra District Health on 0418 589 131 if you have any symptoms to organise a swab.”

For the latest information and updates visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus