Cleve District Hospital and Aged Care

Contact details


For all emergencies 000Cleve District Health Service

Postal address: PO Box 20 Cleve SA 5640


The Cleve Community Health and Eastern Eyre Health and Aged Care is part of the Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Services. Cleve is a 20 bed hospital providing acute and aged care services to Cleve, Arno Bay and the surrounding rural community. We also have 20 hostel rooms, 15 aged care cottages and extensive community services.

COVID-19 home-based testing service
The home-based COVID-19 testing service operates Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (not public holidays), from 2.00 to 4.00pm. A GP referral is required. Outside of these hours, patients are recommend to self-isolate and wait for the testing clinic to open. If symptoms are mild to moderate, patients are encouraged to phone GP or ED. If symptoms are severe, phone 000 and advise symptoms.  For more information, phone: 1300 334 222

Due to COVID-19, changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Eyre and Far North LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

For information and updates on COVID-19:

Accident and emergency

This is a 24-hour service. When you arrive at accident and emergency, you will be seen by the duty nurse to collect information and assess your illness or injury.

In a medical emergency, it is important that you do not ‘self present’ to hospital. SA Ambulance Service emergency medical dispatch support officers can provide advanced first-aid advice over the phone while an ambulance is on its way to you.

Cleve has an ambulance service and access to the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Car parking

There is parking onsite, including disabled parking.

Disabled access

The building is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disability. Please ask at Reception.