The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has announced the move of its Fever Clinic from Bundaberg Hospital to the Bundaberg Recreational Precinct, Kendalls Road.
In a recent Facebook post, the organisation outlined information about the move as well as who should access the fever clinics throughout the Wide Bay region.
“We’d like to thank Bundaberg Regional Council and Fraser Coast Regional Council for working with us to provide a great solution to meet community demand for testing,” a WBHHS spokesperson said.
WBHHS has remined the community about when a person is eligible for testing, including if they have a fever (or history of fever) or acute respiratory symptoms, and,
- in the past 14 days they were in close contact with, or a household contact of, a confirmed case
- they had been overseas, including on a cruise.”
WBHHS said testing is also possible for people who have a fever (or history of fever) or acute respiratory symptoms, and
- work in vulnerable settings such as health care, aged or residential care, military, correctional facilities, detention centres and boarding schools
- live in an area where an outbreak has occurred
- live in a First Nations community.
Bundaberg Fever Clinic
Location: Bundaberg Recreational Precinct, Kendalls Rd
Opening hours: 11am-7.30pm daily
Drive-through testing is available and encouraged, although walk-in testing is also available.
People are encouraged to call the fever clinic on 4303 8240 before presenting so they can talk to a staff member and be given instructions.
Bundaberg Regional Council has announced the closure of services, venues and programs to protect against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Council is acting on public health advice to avoid large gatherings and maintain social distancing.
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