INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19.
If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),
please self-isolate and call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398
If you think you require urgent medical assistance please call triple 0 and request an ambulance.
Everyone in Australia is expected to have the opportunity to receive a vaccine in 2021, as the roll out reaches their relevant phase.
To check your eligibility please go to – https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
Active Health has large stock of the Astra Zeneca vaccine and is able to vaccinate all people in Phase 1B, people aged over 40 or people with an underlying health condition. Our vaccination clinics are currently running on a Monday and Tuesday and you can book via Hotdoc or by calling reception.
Active Health Portland would like all of our patients and team members to stay safe during this pandemic.
With that in mind when you need to speak with your GP or allied health provider there are some important changes to way we are currently working.
We are still offering phone and/or video appointments to patients who have been seen face to face in the last 12 months.
While we are doing mostly face to face appointments at the current time this can change depending on restrictions at the time. If you aren’t sure if your appointment is face to face or over the phone please call reception.
We are still screening all patients upon entry so if you have any cold or flu like symptoms (cough, fever, sore throat, runny nose etc.) or have had a COVID test and are awaiting your result please call reception for instructions regarding your appointment.
For information on the conditions that allow GPs to test patients for Covid-19 and what types of certificates may or may not be issued please see the following link:
For information about what exemptions there are for wearing a face covering please see the following link:
For useful Portland specific advice on the Coronavirus response please check the Portland District Health page:
Business as … almost usual
Active Health Portland was developed as part of the Federal Government’s GP Super Clinic Program. Our complex features state of the art facilities and is conveniently located in Portland’s main street.
Active Health Portland is a teaching clinic and therefore regularly hosts nursing, medical and allied health students.
Active Health Portland opened in March 2012 and continues to add a range of services to our clinic.
As well as our clinical services Active Health Portland has a variety of rooms available for professionals to hire for training and conference purposes.
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