South West Healthcare staff to work even if close COVID contacts

Ben Silvester
Updated January 6 2022 - 8:46am, first published January 5 2022 - 1:49pm
Endless: Even in the early morning the queue of cars at the new pop-up testing facility at the Deakin University campus stretched hundreds of metres. Picture: Anthony Brady.

South West Healthcare has responded to a critical worker shortage by changing its protocols to allow staff to work even if they are household contacts of a positive COVID-19 case.

Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

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