Coronavirus (COVID -19) OT Brisbane Practice Information For Patients

If you’re a patient of Occupational Therapy Brisbane and are either attending our clinic at Herston or you’re having a therapist visit you at your home please note this essential information with regards to COVID – 19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patient Alert

As part of our work to support our patients and the community, we’d like you to be aware of the current COVID-19 symptom and contact risks.

This includes…

Have you experienced  a fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath

OR

Had contact with someone diagnosed with or suspected of having Coronavirus

OR

Have travelled internationally or domestically (Victoria or NSW)  or within QLD Known COVID Cluster location in the last 14 Days;

If you have experienced any of the following prior to your appointment, please phone ahead and advise our reception staff before an OT attends your home or you present to our clinic.

What are the COVID- 19 Symptoms

Symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) compared with common cold and flu

According to QLD Health, the common symptoms of COVID-19 include

  • a fever (a temperature higher than 37.5 degrees),
  • a cough,
  • sore throat,
  • runny nose,
  • fatigue,
  • shortness of breath, loss of taste and loss of smell.

It’s worth noting that everyone who gets COVID-19 will experience it a little differently. For an easy to use and understand symptom checker please see this COVID Symptom List Here

Contact Tracing Alerts

Anyone who has been to the following locations at these times should monitor their health and, if they develop even the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms, get tested.

Have you been in an area with an identified alert for contact tracing? You can check the QLD current contact tracing alerts here

No doubt this is a fluid situation for our community and our practice. Our commitment to your and our safety is paramount.

Should you be in any doubt please let us know.

Please See the COVID-19 Hotspots

Hotspots are places in Australia where health officials have found a lot of people with COVID-19. Hotspots are legally listed so that people travelling from those high-risk areas into Queensland can be identified.

Click the link to see the QLD Health Listed COVID Hotspots

Should you have any concerns please do not hesitate to get in touch with us either via phone at 1300 783 200 or via the Contact Us Page using the form below.

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