Apollo Bay detects viral coronavirus fragments in sewer

Apollo Bay detects viral coronavirus fragments in sewer

Viral fragments of coronavirus have been detected in wastewater taken from the sewer network at Apollo Bay. While the preliminary result may not mean there are currently active cases of COVID-19 in the Apollo Bay community, the Department of Health and Human Services...
Where to get tested?

Where to get tested?

A number of screening services are available in the Apollo Bay/Lorne region for people with symptoms of COVID-19. Otway Health – Open 9am – 4pm, 7 days a week at 75 McLachlan Street, Apollo Bay. Phone 5237 8500 to book an appointment. Pop up clinic Monday and Tuesday...
Celebrating Great Ocean Road Health’s One Year Anniversary

Celebrating Great Ocean Road Health’s One Year Anniversary

On July 1st Great Ocean Road Health will be marking its first anniversary under the amalgamation between Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health. New CEO, Sandy Chamberlin has been heavily invested in ensuring the amalgamation has progressed as planned, since she...
Great Ocean Road Health CEO Update

Great Ocean Road Health CEO Update

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Extensive planning is well underway and staff are in consultation with internal and external experts on a daily basis, to ensure Great Ocean Road Health is adequately prepared to support the communities we serve. We have activated our infectious...
Great Ocean Road Health CEO Update on Coronavirus (COVID 19)

Great Ocean Road Health CEO Update on Coronavirus (COVID 19)

Great Ocean Road Health is adequately prepared to support the communities we serve. We have activated our infectious disease pandemic plan, and are tailoring this plan for COVID 19, which ensures we have the infrastructure isolation, the equipment and the workforce to...
Great Ocean Road Health appoints new Chairperson

Great Ocean Road Health appoints new Chairperson

The Chair of Great Ocean Road Health, Mr Nicholas Salkeld announced he will be stepping down as Chairperson into the Vice Chair role in 2020. “It has been an absolute pleasure to lead the Board through the amalgamation process over the last 6 months. Due to family...