COVID-19: East Gippsland
COVID-19: East Gippsland
Details on COVID-19 and our services from 13 January 2023.

Please note: As of 31 December 2023 you will no longer be able to collect free RAT tests from participating councils in Victoria.

COVID-19 testing sites are listed on the coronavirus website.  

For information about getting tested visit the Department of Health website. Alternatively, you can call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 675 398.

End of pandemic orders

The Victorian Government announced the end of pandemic orders from 11.59pm on 12 October 2022 in a media statement.

For up-to-date information about coronavirus please go to the Department of Health and Human Services website.

While pandemic orders have stopped, COVID-19 may still impact businesses and organisations, including Council with staffing availability. From a Council perspective, it is possible some of our services may be impacted at times. If this occurs, we will let the community know on our Facebook page and website.

We can be contacted on 5153 9500, at or during opening hours at any of our facilities.

East Gippsland - The way we do business now

East Gippsland has been hit hard over recent years – first by below average rainfall; timber, fishing and farming industry transitions; the 2019-20 summer bushfires, COVID-19 and floods.

We have been there for our community through all these events and have a plan to continue to transition out of the previous COVID-19 restrictions.

Our plan, East Gippsland - The way we do business now is designed to be dynamic and will be reviewed in response to government announcements and other changing circumstances. It will build on what we have learned about delivering our services since the pandemic began and sets out what Council will do to emerge in a way that benefits our community, supports our people and continues to safeguard the health and wellbeing of both.

Any decision to close and reopen facilities and services is in line with advice from the Victorian Government.

There are currently no plans to display.
Please check back soon.

Further information

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the reliable source of up-to-date information on the coronavirus COVID-19.

You can follow them on social media, or regularly check the DHHS website for updates or call 1800 675 398 for up-to-date information.

Business Victoria COVID-19 hotline

To help businesses with COVID-19 questions, call 13 22 15.

COVID-19 information for businesses

Information is available from its Business Victoria and Better Health websites.

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