31 July 2021

COVID-19 Update: Snap Lockdown in Queensland

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As per the Queensland Health directive, the following will be effective from 1600 today, Saturday 31 July, for Queensland Fertility Group‘s facilities in Brisbane, Springwood, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast:

  • Clinical and diagnostic services will continue as scheduled.
    • Nurse talks and counselling sessions should be moved to Zoom where possible to reduce patient contact
  • Only patients may enter our facilities, not visitors or partners
    • Semen sample collection for IVF cycles will need to occur off site where possible
  • Patients and staff need to be screened for temperature and symptoms prior to entry to our facilities
  • People with a temperature of greater than 37.5, fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, had a loss of taste or smell, have visited a known hotspot or declared area, or have been directed to be tested or quarantined, please do not enter our facilities and self-isolate until a negative COVID test has returned
  • Face masks must be worn by all staff and patients at all times – please bring in your own mask if you have one, otherwise we can provide one when you arrive

These directions will be reviewed on Tuesday 3 August.


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