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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Information

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Community Alert
Location:
Shire-wide
Alert Issued:
June 1, 2020 9:57 AM
Current Status:
Some services facilitated by Wellington Shire Council have been affected by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) disease.

Current Information

The Victorian Department of Health & Human Services is the best place to keep up to date with information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Please continue to monitor the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services web page or Facebook page for updates.

COVID-19 Local Testing

Wellington Respiratory Clinic is now fully operational, from the rear of Inglis Medical Centre in Sale.

Swabbing criteria follows the state government guidelines.

Patients can book online.

All patients will be seen in a safe, private and completely confidential clinic with the highest possible infection control standards. Alternatively, tests can be conducted for COVID-19 via local General Practitioners. Patients are encouraged to ring their regular GP for guidance.

Community Support

Information and links for support services is available from our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Community Support page.

Local Business Support

Information and links for businesses in Wellington Shire is available from our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Business Support page. This also includes details of Wellington Shire Council's COVID-19 Support Package.

COVID-19 Relief Line

Wellington Shire Council has launched a COVID-19 Relief Information Line for members of the public who require assistance as a result of the current pandemic. The Wellington COVID-19 Relief Information Line number is 1300 137 218 and is open 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. The Line will operate until it is no longer required.

For all relief queries outside the normal business hours please contact Coronavirus state-based hotline available 24 hours each day on 1800 675 398.

Wellington Shire Council Operated Facilities

Wellington Shire Council Service Centres

Our Customer Service Centres are temporarily CLOSED, however are still operating and may be contacted by telephone on 1300 366 244, email to enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au or by completing a Customer Action Request Form. At this stage, the Sale and Yarram Customer Service Centres are scheduled to re-open on Tuesday 9 June, 2020.

Customer Service will continue processing credit card transactions that are emailed through to enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au however there may be a delay of up to 1 week. Payments received via cheque will be processed, and there may also be a delay of up to 1 week. We appreciate your patience.

Libraries

Libraries are OPEN as per normal operating hours (the Maffra Library will be temporarily closed due to painting works). The 'Click and Deliver' service has now ceased.

Aqua Energy Leisure Centre

The Aqua Energy Leisure Centre is OPEN. Further information is available via the Aqua Energy website.

Gippsland Regional Sports Complex

The Gippsland Regional Sports Complex is OPEN for outdoor training, as per individual sport authority guidelines.

Water bubblers will be disabled, patrons are to bring their own drink bottles.

Clubs and associations are to provide attendance lists of those using outdoor facilities as per Chief Health Officer requirements.

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre

The Wedge Performing Arts Centre is CLOSED (please see The Wedge website for ticketing/refund information). Distance performances are available via The Wedge website.

Gippsland Art Gallery

The Gippsland Art Gallery is OPEN as per normal operating hours.

Port of Sale (Wellington Centre)

The Port of Sale (Wellington Centre) is OPEN as per normal operating hours.

Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange

The Gippsland Regional Livestock Exchange is OPEN for only essential people to attend sales. Essential people include agents, saleyard staff, transporters and pre-registered buyers.

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Page last updated:
Monday, June 1, 2020
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Wellington Shire Council
After Hours Emergency
Service Centres
Sale Service Centre
18 Desailly Street (PO Box 506)
Sale VIC 3850
Operating Hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Yarram Service Centre
156 Grant Street
Yarram VIC 3971
Operating Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.00am - 2.00pm (Closed Wednesday)
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