General information

The health and safety of residents, customers and employees is our top priority.

West Wimmera Shire Council activates its pandemic plan on March 17, 2020. A new Relief Planning Group was set up to co-ordinate Council's response to COVID-10. The group comprises staff from across the organisation and external agencies.

If you suspect you may have Coronavirus:

Call the dedicated hotline: 1800 675 398 (24 hours). 

If you need an interpreter, call TIS National on 131 450.

Please use Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

 

Information about Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria 

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Victoria 

How we work

See current COVIDSafe Settings for business and industry in Victoria.

Your COVID Checklist

What to do if you test positive to COVID-19 or if you've been told you are a contact

Hygiene and physical distancing

Information about good hygiene, physical distancing and advice about how you can stay well

Omicron variant

Information about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 for Victorians

  

Restrictions on movement outside of the home to slow the spread of coronavirus

Go to: Department of Health and Human Services Victoria | Victoria's restriction levels (dhhs.vic.gov.au)

 Looking after our staff

The health and wellbeing of all our employees is really important to us. We've been regularly communicating with staff about how we can all keep healthy and avoid transmitting COVID-19 at work. We have also implemented a range of measures to allow our staff to work from home or other locations to promote safe working environments.

Stay up to date

The Federal Government Department of Health and Victorian Department of Health and Human Services provide daily updates on their websites.

You can also learn more about protective measures against coronavirus from the World Health Organization.

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade is also updating the Smartraveller website every day.  

COVID vaccination in the home for eligible people.

There is now a clear pathway for those that are eligible for vaccination at home using the state’s Disability Liaison Officers located across health services.

The Commonwealth are supporting in home vaccination service provision through their provider networks.

https://www.coroavirus.vic.gov.au/vaccination-home