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To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 we are temporarily making changes to our Customer Service centres:
 
Mornington Customer Service - 9am to 4:30pm
Rosebud Customer Service - 9am to 4:30pm
Hastings Customer Service - 1pm to 4:30pm

But we're still open for business! Our Customer Service team remains available via:
- phone on 1300 850 600 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday
- webchat between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday
- or click here to access any of our services online
 

Victoria will move into winter safely with most restrictions removed from 11:59pm, Friday 22 April.

To read more, visit premier.vic.gov.au

Read our community bulletin: Changes to COVID-19 restrictions
Coronavirus hotline: 1800 675 398 (24 hours). 

Useful information:

COVID-19 vaccinations on the Peninsula

You can help stop the pandemic by getting a COVID- 19 vaccine when it is available to you.

Who can get vaccinated

Everyone in Australia aged 5 years and over is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. 
Learn more about who can get vaccinated.

How to get vaccinated

Local vaccination hubs

Rosebud Hospital - vaccination clinic
Eleanora House
Walk ins, no appointment necessary

Frankston Community Vaccination Hub - Bayside Centre
Level 1, Balmoral Building, Shannon Mall
Bayside Shopping Centre

Frankston Hospital - vaccination clinic
Walk ins, no appointment necessary
Enter off Gate 1, Hastings Road

Peninsula Vaccination Centre
1391 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud
0436 033 507

Vaccinations are also available at vaccination centres and at some GP clinics.
Visit the DHHS Vaccination Centres page or the Commonwealth GP-led Vaccination Clinics page.

More information:

COVID-19 vaccine third dose
COVID-19 booster vaccine advice
Why should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?
Getting Vaccinated
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker
Translated information about COVID-19 vaccines
How to get your COCID-19 digital certificate

COVID-19 testing on the Peninsula

Local testing clinics

If you have any symptoms, however mild, you should get tested. Symptoms can include: fever, coughing, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, headache, loss of sense of smell, altered sense of taste, loss of appetite and fatigue.

For further advice call the 24-hour Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398, your general practitioner or use the State Government's online self-assessment tool

Free rapid antigen test distribution centre

Free rapid antigen tests are available at John Madder Hall in Frankston, plus at all Peninsula Health testing clinics, for anyone who has symptoms or is a close contact of someone with COVID-19.

John Madder Hall
12-14 Hastings Road, Frankston
Open daily 7.15am - 6pm

Testing clinics

Peninsula Health testing clinic
Bruce Park Hall (walk through)
Bondi Avenue, Frankston
Open daily 8.30am to 4pm

Peninsula Health testing clinic
Rosebud Hospital Screening Clinic – Eleanora House
Open daily 8.30am to 4pm
 
Rosebud Respiratory Clinic
PCR and rapid antigen testing
1079 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud
Open daily
0436 033 507

Atticus Health Hastings
2104-2106 Frankston-Flinders Road
Open daily, appointment only
1300 268 431

In addition, Peninsula Health has mobile screening clinics operating daily across the Peninsula. 

A Call-to-Test service is available for people aged 5 or over who have COVID-19 symptoms and cannot leave home due to injury, mobility or other eligible reasons.

For pop-up testing locations on the Mornington Peninsula, please visit  COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Screening Clinics Information - Peninsula Health

Learn more about Coronavirus testing

Preparing for home quarantine 

If someone in your house is sick with COVID-19, everyone in the house must stay home for at least 14 days. Preparing your household can reduce stress if you have to quarantine at home.

Find out how to best prepare your household and what help and support are available to you should you need to isolate at home.

For further advice call the 24-hour Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398

COVID-19 and your physical health

 

COVID-19 and your mental health

It's important to maintain good mental health.

Look after yourself and your loved ones who are struggling. 

The Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service has been developed by Beyond Blue to address the growing mental health impact of the pandemic, including fear about the virus, financial stress, family stress, anxiety and loneliness.

The service offers easy access to a broad range of practical supports from online wellbeing tips, self-help tools to phone counselling from trained mental health professionals and peer to peer support.

If you need to talk to someone about how you are doing, you can call Beyond Blue to speak to a trained counsellor on 1800 512 348.

Headspace has also put out a mental health guide for young people.

Further information and resources:

Further information and resources