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Warning Asthma Sufferers

Warning Asthma Sufferers

There is a severe weather warning in place for the North East and Border today.

There is a severe weather warning in place for the North East and Border today, with heavy rainfalls and possible flash flooding.

Health experts are warning people suffering from asthma and other breathing difficulties to visit their GP as symptoms could get aggravated during Spring.

Murrumbidgee Local Health District & clinical nurse consultant Robyn Paton says the key message for people who wheeze and sneeze when preparing for spring is to visit their GP.

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People are also being reminded that if you have symptoms such as a runny nose, cough or shortness of breath to be tested for COVID-19 at your local screening clinic.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Screening Clinic at Northeast Health Wangaratta.

Wangaratta COVID-19 drive-through screening tent in Docker Street next to the hospital
COVID-19 drive-through screening clinic has moved to Docker Street, next to the hospital
The Screening Clinic has moved to Docker Street next to the hospital. The new drive-through facility is open every day from 8.30am to 5.30pm for pre-booked tests only. When attending your appointment you must remain in your vehicle at all times. If you are unable to attend your appointment in a vehicle please advise staff at the time of booking.

If you have any of these symptoms, however mild, get tested and stay at home
– Fever, chills or sweats
– Cough
– Sore throat
– Shortness of breath
– Runny nose
– Loss or change in sense of smell or taste
Call 1800 324 942 for an appointment
Outside of clinic opening times, calls are diverted to the Victorian Department of Health Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398.


Location of Mobile Clinics in MLHD Time Date
Narrandera Health Service (Hospital) 9.30 am - 2.30 pm Monday 19 October 2020
Junee (Outside ex-Serviceman's Club on Broadway) 8.30 am - 11.30 am Tuesday 20 October 2020
Harden Health Service (Hospital) 1.15 pm - 3.00 pm Tuesday 20 October 2020
Tocumwal Health Service 10.00 am - 2.00 pm Wednesday 21 October 2020
West Wyalong Health Service 11.15 am - 2.15 pm Wednesday 21 October 2020
Moama - 6 Meninya Street 12 noon - 4.30 pm Thursday 22 October 2020
Barooga - opposite side of road 45 Vermont St 10.30 am - 12 noon Friday 23 October 2020
Berrigan Multipurpose Service (Hospital) 1.00 pm - 2.30 pm Friday 23 October 2020
Tumarumba Multipurpose Service (Hospital) 10.45 am - 2.00 pm Saturday 24 October 2020
Holwong - Lowe Square - Hawkins Street 11.15 am - 2.15 pm Sunday 25 October 2020

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