COVID-19 Health Alert

SA Health is in the process of contacting everyone who was in the Emergency Department at Lyell McEwin Hospital between 5.30 pm Friday 13 November and 8.00 am Saturday 14 November who may have been in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

As a precautionary measure, if you visited this location during this time, and have not been contacted by SA Health, you should self-quarantine immediately and call the SA COVID-19 Information line 1800 253 787 (open until 8.00 pm).

COVID-19 testing is available at the LMH COVID-19 Testing Clinic. You do not need a referral or an appointment. For a full list of other COVID-19 testing sites, please visit 

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19 visitor limits have been put in place, please see our Visitor guide (PDF 367KB) for up to date information.

For more information please visit the Information for the community COVID-19 and Visiting public hospitals pages.

The Lyell McEwin Hospital is a major tertiary hospital located in Adelaide, South Australia that provides medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services to a population of more than 400,000 people living primarily in Adelaide's north and north eastern suburbs.

Opening as a small country hospital in 1959, LMH is today recognised as a leading teaching institution for health care professionals. It works closely with the Muna Paiendi Aboriginal Community Health Centre, located on site.

Lyell McEwin Hospital is a major hospital for emergency, complex and multi day surgery, as well as providing day surgery and other procedures.