Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Our priority is to protect our patients, staff, and visitors by minimising the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being introduced to the Hospital. In order to do this, we have implemented the following restrictions: 

  • If during the past 14 days you have traveled from Victoria  or have visited a hotspot please refrain from entering Wolper Jewish Hospital
    or
  • If you feel unwell or are experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms please refrain from entering Wolper Jewish Hospital
    or
  • If you have come into contact with someone with – or suspected of having- the COVID-19 virus please refrain from entering Wolper Jewish Hospital

Please note: patients visiting hours are from 11:30am-12:30pm and 3.30pm-4.30pm.

PATIENTS ARE ALLOWED ONE VISITOR FOR A MAXIMUM 1 HOUR PER VISIT. THE VISITOR MUST BE THE SAME VISITOR FOR THE DURATION OF THE PATIENT’S ADMISSION.

FACE MASKS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES IN THE HOSPITAL AND PHYSICAL/SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE MAINTAINED

The fewer visitors we have, the lower the risk to all of a COVID-19 infection.

For further information from NSW Health please click here

For further information on what you currently can and can’t do in NSW click here

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Practising good hand and sneeze/cough hygiene is the best defence against most viruses.

Hygiene practices to limit the risk of infection

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing. Dispose of tissues immediately after use and wash your hands or apply hand sanitiser.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone who has cold or flu-like symptoms.

Flu-like symptoms to watch for:

  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath

See your GP or Emergency Department, but please call ahead before attending.
Alternatively, you can call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 (24-hour health advice)

Our recent AGM saw a number of changes to the Wolper Board