Strathbogie Shire Council

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Coronavirus information

About COVID-19 vaccines

You can find the latest news and information about COVID-19 vaccines in Australia by visiting the Department of Health's website.

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Important information regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

From 11:59pm on 17 February 2021 Victoria returned to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions – with some revised conditions.

Full details on the current restrictions can be found here - or visit the Department of Health and Human Services' website

Getting tested

We encourage anyone with coronavirus symptoms to get tested immediately. Pop-up testing clinics are changing regularly so visit the Department of Health and Human Services website for the latest advice.

If there are no clinics listed near you, contact your doctor for help. Please make sure you phone ahead to discuss your symptoms before you visit in person.

Alternatively, Benalla Health has established a fever clinic in the health service grounds for testing. For more information see their website. There are also clinics in Shepparton, Wangaratta and Seymour and more information is on the department's website.

Symptoms

The symptoms to watch for are:

  • Fever
  • Chills or sweats
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste

Healthy Ageing

A new publication aimed at helping older residents stay active and connected within COVID-19 restrictions is now available throughout the municipality.

The September 2020 issue of Healthy Ageing: Staying connected during COVID-19 is now available here.

Relief for ratepayers and local businesses

Strathbogie Shire Council has introduced measures designed to assist ratepayers and business owners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The initiatives are:

  • No overdue/outstanding interest to be added to assessments for the period from 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2020.
  • No business registration fees for the 2020/21 financial year to become a registered premise, which includes food business, hairdressers, etc.

For more information read our fact sheet here.

State and Federal Government initiatives to support businesses

To access available business support offers click here to see a list of State and Federal Government initiatives to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch updates from our Mayor

 

RE3 COVID Community Recovery Plan

You can also download a PDF version here.

Information in other languages

SBS Multilingual Coronavirus Portal is a dedicated online information hub for multicultural communities to easily access accurate and trusted news and information about COVID-19, in their language. SBS is committed to informing all Australians about the latest coronavirus developments and information is available in 63 languages.

 



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