COVID-19 Pandemic Information


To protect Riverina Cancer Care Centre patients and staff from potential exposure to COVID-19 the following measures are in place:

For Patients

Please do not attend RCCC if:

  1. You have cold/flu symptoms or fever.
  2. You have returned from overseas within 14 days prior to your appointment.
  3. You have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
If you have any concerns, discuss with your Oncologist or GP.

Please advise the RCCC Admin team 6932 1000 if you meet any of the above criteria

 

We wish to advise you that due to the increasing incidence of COVID-19 within the population, and in the interest of patient and staff safety, we now request that you attend for your consultation and/or treatment alone.

Patients attending for a new consultation or an education session in the chemotherapy unit will be allowed 1x support person only for this appointment.

If you have mobility or cognitive concerns and feel you require a support person outside of this, please call the centre to discuss.

 

 

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For Visitors (including Contractors, Suppliers and External Healthcare Workers)

Please do not attend RCCC if:

  1. You have cold/flu symptoms or fever.
  2. You have returned from overseas within 14 days prior to your planned visit,
    date of contracted work or delivery to the Centre.
  3. You have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Screening and Assessment
 
Screening and Assessment measures are in place for all patients and visitors to the Centre.  We appreciate your cooperation in complying with these measures and following the directions given by our clinical staff. If you have any questions please call the centre on 6932 1000 and ask to speak with the Director of Nursing or Nursing Unit Manager.
 
More Information
 
Up to date and factual information on Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the NSW Health website at the following link:
 

 the RCCC Admin team 6932 1000 if you meet any of the above criteria

We request people that accompany patients be limited as follows:

Follow up consultations a maximum of one visitor.

 

  • New patients consultations a maximum of two visitors
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