Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel 24/7: 1800 065 993

Coronavirus information

Victorian regional restrictions

From 11.59pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021 restrictions in regional Victoria have changed:

There no restrictions on leaving the home. 

For the full details of current restrictions in regional Victoria, visit the Department of Health and Human Service's website.

Impacts to Council services

Customer Service

Our Shire office doors will open from Friday September 10, 2021.

You can also contact us via:
Phone – 1800 065 993
Email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Facebook – www.facebook.com/StrathbogieShireCouncil

Transfer Stations

Council transfers stations will reopen for normal business from Friday September 10, 2021. Masks are still required (unless you have an exemption) and QR code check-ins are still required.

Due to limited access under the current restrictions, all unused tip vouchers for the 2020/21 financial year will be automatically extended to December 31, 2021.

Euroa Community Cinema
This Cinema will remain closed due to the current Victorian Government density limit restrictions. 

Maternal and Child Health 

MCH services will return to normal, providing services for all key age and stages visists.

Play Equipment 

From 11.59pm on Thursday 2 September, playgrounds are open – with strict rules to keep everyone safe. Playgrounds will be for children under 12 years with only one parent or carer present, and adults should not remove their masks to eat or drink. Playgrounds will also have QR codes for checking in.

Public Toilets

Public toilets are still open to the public but users must ensure they are wearing a mask, sanitise your hands and check in using the QR codes. 

Off-Leash Dog Park

The Off-Leash Dog Park will reopen from Friday September 10, 2021.

About COVID-19 vaccines

Everyone in Victoria can get a free COVID-19 vaccination. COVID-19 vaccines are currently available for everyone aged 16 years and over. Young people aged 12 -15 years can get a free COVID-19 vaccination if they:

You can get a free COVID-19 vaccination if you are aged 40 years and over. People aged 18-39 can get the AstraZeneca vaccine (only at participating medical clinics, or certain vaccination centres).

Read more about who can get vaccinated.

You will need two doses (injections) of the vaccine.COVID-19 vaccines are free, safe and voluntary. The more people who choose to get vaccinated, the greater the protection for those vaccinated and the whole community.

Read more about COVID-19 vaccines.

The best person to talk to if you have concerns about your health and being vaccinated against COVID-19 is your doctor or regular health professional.

For more information click on the links below:

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

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.

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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