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Boort District Health offers both public and private dental health services

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The Spanner Café operates in a small area located between reception, urgent care and the hospital kitchen.

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Congratulations to David Turnbull on his accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker

Congratulations to David Turnbull on his accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker

Boort District Health would like to congratulate David Turnbull from the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria (RFDS) on his accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker. David has been working as a qualified Social Worker in Boort and has worked extremely hard to be formally recognised for his mental health expertise. 


“My accreditation as a Mental Health Social Worker has been 7 years in the making. My aim in achieving this accreditation is to provide the best quality psychological therapy that I can, to those living in rural and remote areas. I really enjoy working in Boort and I look forward to supporting the community into the future” – David Turnbull, Mental Health Social Worker.


David will continue to support Boort residents and has appointments available face-to-face, via phone or video.
RFDS are encouraging people to reach out and make an appointment if you are experiencing:

  • Low mood or depression
  •  Anxiety, persistent worry or stress
  • Relationship or family difficulties
  • Financial stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Concerns for a family member of a friend
  • Or any other mental health and wellbeing concern

If you are experiencing these or other symptoms, there is support available. In Boort, our mental health clinician, David Turnbull is available to support you.


No GP referral is required to access this service. You can contact Flying Doctor Wellbeing directly or ask your trusted health professional to put you in touch.


To find out more or to make an appointment, contact the Flying Doctor Wellbeing team on (03) 8412 0480 or at wellbeing@rfdsvic.com.au.

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Quality Account 2019/2020

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COVIDSafe Summer restrictions

From 11.59pm, Sunday 17 January 2021, face masks will continue to be mandatory in the following locations:

  • on public transport
  • when riding in a ride share or taxi
  • in large retail stores (over 2000 sqm), such as department stores, electronics stores, furniture stores, hardware stores or supermarkets
  • inside shopping centres, including the retail stores inside shopping centres, such as clothing stores
  • inside indoor markets
  • on domestic flights to and from Victoria
  • at airports
  • when visiting hospitals
  • when working in or visiting people in care facilities
There are no limits on the purpose of visits, the number of visitors or the length of the visit to care facilities. 
Visits to people living in care facilities are no longer limited by Chief Health Officer directions.  
  • People of any age can visit people in care facilities.
  • Do not visit someone in a care facility if you are feeling unwell. Stay home and get tested.
  • You must wear a face mask when visiting care facilities while in an indoor space.
  • All personal care workers, including hairdressers and barbers, can visit care facilities to provide hairdressing services to residents. 
  • Care facilities must comply with the two square metre rule that limit the number of people that can be in a shared communal space at the same time. Density limits do not apply in bedrooms of aged care facilities. 
Restrictions on visitors to care facilities

  • There are no longer specific limits under the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s directions for visitors to care facilities. This means that the number of visits, the length of the visit and the purpose of the visit are no longer limited by Chief Health Officer directions.
  •  People of any age can visit people in care facilities. 
  • Do not visit a person in an aged care facility you must wear a face mask while in an indoor space.  
  • You must not visit people in care facilities if you feel unwell. 
  • Residents of care facilities can go out from the care facility. 
  • Hairdressers and beauty service providers can attend facilities. 

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Video: Boort District Health - Annual General Meeting 2020

Video: Boort District Health - Annual General Meeting 2020

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Boort District Health - Annual Report 2019-2020

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Can someone ask me to remove my face mask to check my ID? Yes

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Lets work together to keep safe – Stay safe – Stay open

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Home Safety Plan

Reading and completing a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Home Safety Plan can help keep you, your family and friends safe and well.

The Plan includes important actions you can take inside the home such as regularly cleaning frequently touched surfaces, setting up a COVIDSafe station at your front door and preparing for possible illness.

Outside the home, the Plan shows how to keep a record of where you have been and who you have seen, tips for wearing a face mask and the COVID Normal steps we need to take to keep each other safe

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Thunderstorm Asthma Season - Epic Thunderstorm Asthma (ETSA)


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Face masks - What you can and cannot wear

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COVID-19 Screening and Assessment - TESTING BLITZ

Thanks for getting tested - Together we can keep our community safe and open.

1 in 40 Victorians need to be tested every 2 weeks to keep track of COVID-19 numbers, even in country areas.

Please get tested as soon as possible if you have any of the following symptoms - even mild ones. Our services are here to support you.

Stay home until you have your test and result.

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Covid-19 Identifying the Symptoms - Updated November2020

Learn how to identify the Symptoms of Covid-19

Updated November 2020

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COVID-19 Screening available at BDH screening clinic

Stay COVID Free - Do the 3

Feeling Unwell? Get tested.

Loddon Shire Service Contacts

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Covid-19 Factsheet - Break the Chain of Infection

Break the Chain of Infection - Stopping COVID-19 by following these steps

  • Washing your hands
  • Covering your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your inner elbow
  • Disposing of used tissue in bin immediately
  • Practising social distancing
  • Using personal protective equipment appropriately
  • Cleaning frequently touched surfaces
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Download the COVIDSafe App

Download the COVIDSafe app today to keep yourself and your community safe by helping our health workers to notify you quickly if you’ve come in contact with someone who has Coronavirus.

With your privacy protected by law, COVIDSafe keeps a secure note of other users you’ve been near if you have to go out. So, if they test positive for Coronavirus, you’ll be notifi ed. It’ll help us stop the spread sooner, so we can all get back to the things we love.

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Simple Steps to Stop the Spread

Simple steps you can take to help stop the spread of COVID-19. They include: 
  • cough or sneeze into your arm
  • use a tissue
  • bin the tissue
  • wash your hands


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Good Hygiene is in your hands

Good hand washing practices to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read More

Loddon LGA Health Information

Loddon LGA Health Information - Contacts


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Boort District Medical Centre

Boort District Medical Centre

Patient Information Sheet

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