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:
As South Australia prepares to open borders and move towards living with COVID-19 in the community
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.
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 three new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 976 cases reported in South Australia to date.More about COVID-19 update 8 December 2021
There have been four new cases of COVID-19 reported today. There have been 975 cases reported in South Australia to date.More about COVID-19 update 7 December 2021
With the South Australian border open, it is important we do everything we can to protect our vulnerable hospital and care facility patients and our staffMore about COVID-19 update 397