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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FOR CLIENTS

Updated: Aug 6



On Wednesday the 11th March the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic.

The continued health and safety of our clients, staff, volunteers and the wider community is our priority. With that being said, a decision has been made to temporarily close all RangeCare and Nambour & District Care day centres beginning on Monday 16th March 2020. Clients who may be impacted by these changes will be contacted directly by a member of our staff prior to your next scheduled service.

All other services will continue to run as normal.

We would like to encourage all clients to remain calm, continue to practice good hand hygiene and remain vigilant.

We apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • fever

  • flu-like symptoms, such as coughing or sneezing

  • difficulty breathing, which may develop into pneumonia

  • sore throat

  • fatigue

It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to show after a person has been infected.

What you should continue to do?

  • Practice good hand hygiene

  • Stay at least 1.5 metres away from people who are coughing or sneezing

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water

  • Use a tissue and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze

  • Avoid close contact with others, such as touching, hand shaking etc.

  • Monitor your health and follow advice of local authorities at home if you are unwell

  • Use discretion when scheduling social events or entering large crowds

Click the link below to access up to date and accurate information through Queensland Health;

https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/diseases/coronavirus/public-info-novel-coronavirus


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