As a result of precautionary Rapid Antigen Testing undertaken by Staff working during the Christmas and New Year period and following completed PCR testing, 2 staff have returned positive COVID-19 results.

For the safety of our residents, patients, community and staff, Beechworth Health Service (BHS)  has enacted our outbreak plan and is restricting access to the health service to reduce the risk and ensure the safety of all.

Visiting is currently restricted to end of life and limited care support reasons.  All community client appointments have been placed on hold and will be contacted to make arrangements for ongoing care.

BHS is coordinating its response in accordance with the Hume Region Cluster COVID-19 Response Plan, inclusive of the Department of Health (DoH) support and Albury Wodonga Public Health Unit.

For the full media statement, please click on the link for further information: Statement for Residents, Family, Media and Community