Victoria’s COVID-19 exposure sites include Mercy Hospital for Women, more schools and childcare



A women’s hospital in Melbourne’s north has been deemed a tier 1 COVID-19 exposure site, sending all exposed patients into quarantine. The Mercy Hospital for Women in Heidelberg confirmed a patient tested positive to COVID-19 after visiting a women’s outpatient clinic.”The hospital is taking an exceptionally cautious approach and in line with Department of Health advice has advised any patient at risk to get tested and isolate for 14 days,” a spokesperson said.The hospital is one of a number of exposure sites to be confirmed by the department but not listed on the public exposure sites website, as records of all visitors are kept.More schools and childcare centres were added to the list of exposure sites overnight, including the Tarneit Rise Primary School on September 13.Early childcare centres in Docklands, Cheltenham and Reservoir were also classified as tier 1 sites, along with an auto-repair shop in Braybrook.Anyone who has visited a tier 1 site during the exposure period must get tested and isolate for 14 days.Check the table below to find all sites of concern as well as their exposure windows.You can find information on testing site hours and the nearest site to you on the Department of Health website.Space to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.WatchDuration: 1 minute 8 seconds1m 8s Tracking Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout(ABC News)What you need to know about coronavirus:Loading form…



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