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Coronavirus – Your health is paramount to us – what we are doing to protect you

As a vital healthcare service provider, SO+GI Scan would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we will remain open, and that we are committed to maintaining services to you, our valued clients during the current COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

To ensure the safety of all patients and our clinical staff, we are following all guidelines issued by the Australian Department of Health for healthcare environments, including those relating to social distancing.

Therefore, from Monday 23 March we are limiting the number of people allowed in our scanning and consult rooms. Patients only will be permitted into our scan and consult rooms. In circumstances where a patient requires a complex discussion, then one other person will be able to accompany them to the consultation room.

During this time, genetic counselling only sessions will be available via tele or video conferencing to assist patients with social distancing.  Please speak to our genetic counsellors for scheduling those sessions.

Preparing to Come to our Clinic

In order to keep our clients and team members safe, before coming to your appointment please consider:

  1. If you have any cold or flu-like symptoms or are unwell then please call our clinic to reschedule your appointment.
  2. If you have recently returned from any overseas travel since midnight on 15 March, then the Australian Government requires you to self-isolate for 14 days. Please contact our clinic to reschedule your appointment.
  3. 3)      If you have had contact with a confirmed Covid-19 case, or have been instructed by health authorities to isolate, then please contact our clinic to reschedule.

Further information on Covid-19

Reliable and up-to-date information is available on the Australian Government Department of Health website:
We thank all patients for their support and understanding as we work to ensure a safe environment for both patients and our staff during this unprecedented situation.

Thank you

The SO+GI Team

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