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Council facilities opening - COVID-19 update

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Council facilities will reopen following the easing of restrictions from 11.59pm Tuesday 27 July 2021 thanks to the great efforts of all Victorians during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Customer Service counter at Bayside Corporate Centre - 76 Royal Avenue Sandringham facilities will open on Wednesday 28 July.

Brighton, Sandringham and Beaumaris libraries will open from Wednesday 28 July. Hampton library will open from Thursday 29 July.

The Bayside Gallery, Community Nursery and other Council facilities can also reopen according to capacity restrictions and COVIDSafe guidelines.

Schools are returning and crossing supervisors will be back on their crossings. Volunteer programs will resume with our wonderful Bayside volunteers.

Community sport can resume and we will be assisting clubs to return to Council facilities to enable training and competitions.

Please follow current restrictions

Face masks must be carried at all times and remain mandatory indoors and outdoors. Please wear a face masks when visiting a Council facility.

Do not visit us if you are feeling unwell or have been tested for COVID-19 and are waiting on a test result.

Private gatherings in the home are not permitted. You can gather outdoors in public – up to 10 people.

These restrictions are in place for two weeks. To see the latest restrictions, visit the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

Testing

If you have visited a Tier 1 or 2 exposure site or if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, you should get tested. This includes cold or flu like symptoms, such as a cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath or runny nose, even if these are mild.

The main COVID-19 test sites in Bayside are at Sandringham Hospital (walk up) and Brighton Golf Course on Dendy Street (drive through).

To check testing locations, opening hours and wait times visit the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

Checking in

Checking in via the Victorian Government QR code is mandatory in all Council facilities, shops, cafes and other businesses etc regardless of how long you visit.

Checking in helps with contact tracing and keeps Victoria safe and open.

Vaccinations

Council is not a COVID-19 vaccination provider but there are number of vaccination providers in Bayside or within a short distance of Bayside.

Vaccination providers include Sandringham Hospital, Monash Moorabbin, Monash Clayton, Kingston Centre, Prahran Town Hall and numerous GP clinics throughout Bayside. Find out more about vaccinations.

You can book vaccination appointments at state vaccination centres online via the Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccination online booking system or by calling the  Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398.

Stay safe

Bayside is a connected and responsible community and we urge our residents to do the right thing and follow curnent restrictions. We all need to do our part.

If you, or someone you know needs assistance, we can help. Call Council on 9599 4444 to speak with one of our friendly team or email relief [at] bayside.vic.gov.au

Stay safe Bayside.

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