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: 

Under NSW Ministry of Health guidelines, visits are by exception – restricted to essential purposes only. 

No more than one visit per day is permitted where essential.

Visiting time slots are 11:30am-12:30pm or 3.00pm-7:00pm.

Masks must be worn at all times in the Hospital. 

Physical distancing of 1.5m must be maintained.

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the Hospital.

Visitors to the Hospital must scan in using the QR code at reception, answer screening questions as well as have their temperature taken.

  • If during the past 14 days you 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

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)