COVID – 19 TESTING CLINIC
The Wimmera Health Care group has a COVID testing facility located on Read Street. It is a walk-in clinic open every day of the week from 9:00AM until 12:00PM.
If you are lined up within these hours, you WILL get tested.
We test both asymptomatic and symptomatic public members.
If you require further information please call 5362 3474 between the hours of 9:00AM and 12:00PM.
COVID – 19 VACCINATION CLINIC
Our Vaccination Clinic is located at 20 McLachlan Street.
We have both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca available, we are currently administering doses based on eligibility.
To check your eligibility, see the link below:
If you meet the eligibility criteria please call 1800 675 398 to BOOK your vaccine.
If you need to contact our clinic directly please call 5362 3423.
COVID CORRECTIONS VIDEO SERIES
Are you still unsure about vaccinations and about COVID-19 in general?
Wimmera Health Care Group is releasing a short series of videos to help provide you with the answers to the questions you are commonly asking.
The series features Dr Rob Grenfell, head of CSIRO’s Health and Biosecurity department, a role he has held for the past six years. Dr Grenfell was a GP in Horsham for many years and now works as a public health physician. He’s had a longstanding interest in pandemics and he’s keen to make sure people have a greater understanding of the COVID story.
We encourage anyone who has been hesitating to get vaccinated to take this opportunity to get an expert response to their frequently asked questions about how the vaccine might affect their health, so they can make an informed decision.
Video 1 – 1min 55sec - Dr Grenfell talks about the risks in winter of Covid and the flu.
Video 2 - 2min 34sec - Dr Grenfell explains the 'fast' production of the vaccines.
Video 3 - 2min 30sec - Dr Grenfell provides qualified information on the two vaccines currently available.
Video 4 - 2min 18sec - Dr Rob Grenfell queries 'anti-vaxer' sentiment and herd immunity likelihood.
Video 5 - 2min 41sec - Dr Grenfell talks about the severe risks of getting COVID-19.
Video 6 - 3min 31sec - Dr Grenfell explains the importance of vaccinating, even if you have already had COVID-19.
Video 7 - 3min 37sec - Dr Grenfell allays the concerns for those planning to start a family and needing a vaccination.
Video 8 - 3min 05sec - Dr Grenfell has a special message for the Wimmera community.
Video 9 - 4min 28sec - In the final part of the COVID CORRECTIONS series, Dr Rob Grenfell talks about how the future will look once we are vaccinated.
Frequently Asked COVID Questions
Cloth Masks Free to Public
Current Covid-19 Information and Support Contacts
Department of Health and Human Services
Coronavirus HOTLINE - 1800 675 398
Frequently Asked COVID Questions
Covid-19 Support Contacts
Rural Support and Assistance Contacts
Family Violence during COVID 19 - Support and Information
Covid Testing for Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery
We have been supporting our Karen community with translated material relating to Covid-19 advice.
Click here for the DHHS page with translations for every nationality represented in Australia. If you know anyone in your community who needs support with translations, please provide them this link: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19
Victorian schools employees (asymptomatic only)
Covid Patient Thankful to WHCG
Tour of Horsham's Covid-19 Assessment Clinic
WHCG Shower Block
Travel Leaster This Easter
Stay At Home For Us So We Can Go to Work For You
Brief Tour of the Covid-19 Assessment Clinic
Covid Conversation with Dr John Christie #4
Covid Conversation with Dr John Christie #3
Covid Conversation with Dr John Christie #2
Covid Conversation with Dr John Christie #1
Ready to Vaccinate Eligible Community Members
Clinic Prepares for Day 11 Surge
Covid Testing Spike
Victoria Advised Not to Travel to Sydney
Testing Time for Clinic Team
Stop the Panic
ED Waiting Area Extends
Community Support Appreciated
Linen Team Diversifies
Covid Patient Thankful for Support
WHCG Calls for Kindness to Covid-19 Cases
Hospital Closes to Public
WHCG Opens Covid-19 Clinic
Wash Your Hands