Lorne Community Hospital Annual Appeal Update

Lorne Community Hospital Annual Appeal Update

2020 was certainly the most challenging year for Great Ocean Road Health to date.  The newly amalgamated health service (Lorne Community Hospital and Otway Health) was not only adjusting to internal changes but responding to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Our staff...
GORH Vaccination Plan

GORH Vaccination Plan

Great Ocean Road Health are working closely with the Department of Health/Primary Health Networks and Barwon South West Public Health Unit to plan and implement a safe and effective vaccination program for our catchment area. With the COVID-19 vaccination set to...
Great Ocean Road Health appoints new Director

Great Ocean Road Health appoints new Director

Great Ocean Road Health staff and Board are thrilled to welcome newly appointed Director of Corporate Services and Chief Procurement Officer, Jon Laughlin. Jon has worked in a number of healthcare roles across Victoria, he is currently in the position of Operations...
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?

APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR COVID TESTING. PLEASE CALL THE NUMBERS BELOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT  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...
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...