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Kilmore District Health urgent care centre listed as exposure site

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Kilmore District Health is now a tier one exposure site after a patient with a non-COVID-19 related condition tested positive to the virus.

The patient attended the urgent care centre on Monday, September 13, between 9.40am and 12.40pm.

All impacted staff and patients are being contacted and will be advised what they need to do in relation to getting tested and isolating.

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A KDH spokesperson said the health organisation was currently working with GV Health’s public health unit and the patient.

“We will provide any further relevant information as it becomes available,” they said.

“If you were in the UCC during the time period above and have not yet been contacted, please call the hospital on 5734 2000.”

Anyone who has visited a tier one exposure site during the times listed must immediately isolate, get a COVID test and quarantine for 14 days from the date of exposure.

The new exposure site is not yet listed on the Department of Health, DHS, website.

The news comes as authorities announced four new cases in the Mitchell Shire – two in Broadford, one in Wallan and one in Beveridge.

There is a total of nine active cases in the Mitchell Shire, according to the DHS.

Of the active cases in Mitchell Shire, there are three in Broadford, three in Wallan, two in Seymour and one in Beveridge.

Beveridge has a total of five active cases, but the 3753 postcode is split over Mitchell Shire and City of Whittlesea.

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