Aged Care - COVID-19
COVID-19 Clinics and Testing Centres in South Australia
To protect the health and wellbeing of all South Australians and help stop the spread of COVID-19, a range of measures have been implemented on the advice of our medical and public health experts.
The South Australian response is tailored to our local conditions and changes as the situation in our state changes.
On 15 March 2020, a public health emergency in relation to the transmission of COVID-19 was declared in South Australia, pursuant to section 87 of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011.
SA Health has legislated responsibility within the South Australian Emergency Management Act 2004 and the State Emergency Management Plan (SEMP) for provision, maintenance and coordination of health services.
Read about the steps SA Health has taken to protect the community from COVID-19 on our SA Health response page.
The State Coordinator enacts Directions under State emergency provisions, which apply to everyone living in, and entering, South Australia.
All Emergency Directions, guidelines and applications for individuals and business can be found on the South Australian Government Emergency Declaration and Directions page.
Links to the individual directions are below:
How to obtain your essential medicines without a prescription and collect your medications if you are unable to see your GP or get to a pharmacy.
To reduce the spread of COVID-19 within South Australia, the State Coordinator has made a Direction to limit surgery, treatment and procedures to emergencies only
A range of measures are being implemented to protect the health and wellbeing of all South Australians and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
The SA Health Integrated Inpatient Strategy outlines the high level planning and the role of our public hospitals and private hospital partners.
In order to protect vulnerable South Australians, recommended restrictions on visits to hospitals remain in place.
Essential sectors with the need for individual specialist workers to enter and exit South Australia need to have Workplace Risk Mitigation strategies for COVID-19.
There have been no new cases of COVID-19 today. There have been a total of 593 cases notified in South Australia.More about COVID-19 update 17 January 2021
There have been two new cases of COVID-19 today, reported from a medi-hotel. There have been a total of 593 cases notified in South Australia.More about COVID-19 update 16 January 2021
From 12.01am Sunday 17 January, South Australia will ease quarantine restrictions for people who have been in the Greater Brisbane Area.More about COVID-19 update 184