COVID Update at Beachmere Medical Centre
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our staff and patients, we kindly ask that you wear a mask when attending the clinic.
Additionally, please advise our reception staff when making your appointment if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms (cough, sore throat, fever, runny nose) or have been a close contact of someone who has tested positive to COVID-19.
COVID VACCINATION UPDATE
We are currently experiencing a high demand for the COVID-19 vaccination and therefore we ask for your patience at this time.
Additionally, we are currently not providing vaccinations for children aged 5-11 years and we will continue to update the website as circumstances change.
We are currently experiencing a high volume of calls from patients and residence of the community who are experiencing symptoms or have been a close contact. Our advice is for patients to visit the Queensland Health website for further instructions. Alternatively, you can contact any of the following numbers below for further information.
- National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800-020-080
- 134COVID (13 42 68)
- 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
If you are currently isolating and require a prescription or medical advice, telephone or telehealth consultations are available.
Telehealth or telephone consultations are available for the following patients
- Any patient with an established relationship with the practice and who has attended a face-to-face consultation in the last 12 months with any treating general practitioner at the practice
- Children under the age of 12 months
- People who are homeless
- People isolating because of a COVID-related State or Territory public health order, or in COVID-19 quarantine because of a State or Territory public health order