health update

coronavirus (COVID-19)

Residents of the Flemington and North Melbourne public housing towers under hard lockdown who need assistance or support can contact the Housing Call Centre or Community Connector Program on 1800 961 054.

Find out how and where to get tested for COVID-19 at cohealth.

For general information about COVID-19 call the Victorian Government’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. You can ask for an interpreter in your language.

Some appointments and health services will stop or change to reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, go to cancellations and appointments.

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New COVID-19 testing clinics now running at cohealth

Published: 18th May 2020

The Victorian Government has asked that cohealth set up and operate several COVID-19 testing clinics in Melbourne to ensure the ongoing safety of the community. In addition to the respiratory clinic at the cohealth centre Laverton, cohealth has also set up medical clinics which are now testing for coronavirus in...

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cohealth acts as a ‘cultural bridge’ during pandemic

Published: 17th May 2020

cohealth’s bicultural workers are playing a vital role as ‘cultural bridges’ creating and promoting important COVID-19 information to people from non-English speaking backgrounds. In response to COVID-19, many of the bicultural workers are producing videos that deliver translated public health advice to communities that might otherwise miss out on the...

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flu vaccinations now available at cohealth

Published: 5th May 2020

Make an appointment to get a flu vaccination. With the outbreak of coronavirus, it is more important than ever to get vaccinated against influenza. Getting your flu shot as soon as possible will help ensure you protect yourself against the flu and stay healthy.

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coronavirus testing available at cohealth laverton

Published: 16th April 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Australian Government have engaged cohealth to set up a respiratory clinic in Laverton to test for coronavirus. The respiratory clinic provides free tests to people who show symptoms of, or may have contracted, coronavirus. “The current outbreak of coronavirus requires a...

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