Coronavirus Disease

and Vaccination

COVID 19

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly.

The advice from SA Health is updated regularly, so please click on the SA Health Link below.

Frequently Asked Questions

People who have any of the symptoms below, even if mild, should get tested for COVID-19 as soon as symptoms appear:

  • fever or chills

  • cough

  • sore throat

  • runny nose

  • shortness of breath

  • loss of taste or smell

  • diarrhoea and vomiting

 

Can I have a Coronavirus Test at Seacombe Medical Centre?

We are not currently providing COVID-19 testing facilities. Testing is available at designated SA Health testing centres, please refer to the SA Health website for location details.

Do not go to the Emergency Department to get tested. If you are very unwell with suspected or confirmed Coronavirus, it is important that you ring 000, or your local hospital before you attend the Emergency Department.

I have a viral infection, but no fever, can I see my GP?

Please make a telephone consultation with your GP online via this website, or call 8296 0122. Your GP may request that you get tested for Coronavirus. 

Can I be immunised for Coronavirus?

We are an approved COVID-19 vaccination provider. Online bookings are available for our vaccination clinics. We are unable to accept new patients for COVID-19 vaccinations.

Please visit the link below to check your eligibility for a COVID-19 vaccination.