Plans for second clinic to test for coronavirus

PLANS are under way to increase the screening capacity of potential COVID-19 cases as part of the local proactive approach in diagnosing and containing a local outbreak of the pandemic virus in Wangaratta.

Northeast Heath Wangaratta’s (NHW) COVID-19 (coronavirus) leadership team has held joint discussions with the Rural City of Wangaratta (RCoW) to co-design community responses ahead of aged care developments yesterday.

Both Respect Aged Care’s St John’s and Northeast Health Wangaratta’s Illoura have put a ban on visitations to their vulnerable residents in an effort to curb the potential spread of COVID-19.

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