Stay informed with the latest updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19) at DHHS.

This page includes information on;

  • where you can get a COVID test
  • visiting hours and restrictions at NCN Health
  • where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine 

COVID-19 Tests

NCN Health is offering COVID-19 tests Monday to Friday and during weekends subject to demand.

If you feel unwell, with symptoms of COVID-19 or you have been to an exposure site  (https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites) you can now access testing at the following times and locations;

Numurkah Hospital

COVID Tests are available by appointment. Please contact us to find out the current location of testing.

Please pre register online https://testtracker.covid19.dhhs.vic.gov.au/citizen-prefill

Then call  to make your appointment time P: (03) 5862 0555

Cobram Hospital

COVID Tests are available by appointment.

Please pre register online https://testtracker.covid19.dhhs.vic.gov.au/citizen-prefill

Then call NCN Health Cobram to confirm your appointment P: (03) 5871 0777 (opt 6) reception is open 8.30am – 5pm.

Nathalia Hospital

To book an appointment in Nathalia pre-register online https://testtracker.covid19.dhhs.vic.gov.au/citizen-prefill

Then call 03 5866 9444 to get your appointment time.

Yarrawonga Health
7 days, by appointment
P: (03) 5743 8132

Visiting Restrictions

NCN Health remains closed to visitors except for permitted purposes as outlined below.

End of Life Visits

Patients/residents are restricted to two visitors at one time for the purpose of end of life visits as specified in the points below:

  • Visitors do not have to be from the same household
  • There are no time limits and no daily limit on visits
  • No specified purpose is required
  • A group may exceed the “two visitors at a time” rule if dependents of a visitor (or patient in
    hospital) are in the group and care for the dependents cannot be arranged

Other requirements for visiting

Visitors to patients and residents are otherwise only able to occur for the reasons specified in the points below:

  • To provide essential care and support for people living with mental health conditions or dementia noting this may include a person who is visiting to prevent harm to a person’s mental or emotional health
  • Is the parent, carer or guardian of a person under the age of 18
  • As a nominated person (as defined in the Mental Health Act 2014)
  • To learn to support the patient/resident/client’s care upon discharge
  • To accompany a patient in the emergency department
  • Is immediate family (including kinship) of a patient with life-threatening condition

NCN Health has visiting hours in place and may update requirements, conditions or restrictions for visitors as advised by the Chief Health Officer or local risk assessment.

For all visitors, the screening that is currently in place with QR code or hard copy form must be completed prior to entering the health service and covers:  

  • presence of COVID-19 symptoms, symptoms include, sore throat, cough, fatigue or tiredness, runny nose, loss of sense of smell or taste, breathlessness, fever above 37.5 or chills
  • whether the visitor is a primary or secondary close contact of a COVID case OR has visited listed exposure sites in Victoria or interstate
  • If the visitor was a resident in hotel quarantine in the last 7 days, confirmation that they have had a negative test 7 days post leaving hotel quarantine

Masks should be worn by all visitors at all times. Valid exemptions may apply.

If you have any concerns or questions around visiting, we are here to help.

Nathalia: (03) 5866 9444
Cobram: (03) 5871 0777
Numurkah: (03) 5862 0560

Visiting Hours

Nathalia
Weekdays 8.00am – 4.30pm
Weekends 12pm – 4.00pm

Cobram
Weekdays 8.00am – 4.30pm
Weekends 10.00am – 1.00pm

Numurkah
7 days per week – 10.00am – 5.00pm

Please note, there are some visitors who are permitted to attend outside these hours with prior arrangement. If you are unsure, or need more information please contact us.

COVID-19 Vaccination Program

All people aged 12 years and over, and children under 12 years listed in priority groups, are eligible to be vaccinated.

Not sure if you can get a vaccine yet? You can check your eligibility here

Booking an appointment: Book your appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by contacting one of your local COVID-19 vaccine sites:

NCN Health Cobram Vaccination Clinic (offering the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccine)

1 O’Dwyer Avenue, Cobram, 3644

Ph: (03) 5871 0950, OR the coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 and select Option 1, Option 1, Option 1 OR book online https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/

Cobram Medical Clinic (offering the Pfizer and Astra Zeneca vaccine) 

Ph: (03) 5871 0800

Nathalia Medical Clinic (offering Astra Zeneca vaccine)

Ph: (03) 5866 9444

GV Health Shepparton Vaccine Hub (offering the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccine)

McIntosh Centre, Shepparton Showgrounds, Corner Thompson & High St, Shepparton, 3630

Call the Victorian Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398.

You will then need to select Option 1 – Option 1 – Option 1 OR book online https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/

 

General comments:

All patients being tested for COVID-19 should home isolate until test results are available. All patients should attend an emergency department if clinical deterioration occurs.

Please consult your GP or call the Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 if you have further questions.

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