Latrobe Regional Hospital has been identified as an exposure site after a COVID-19 positive person attended the hospital.
The Gippsland Region Public Health Unit has been working closely with LRH to identify staff who may have been in contact with the person.
A small number of staff have been identified and are currently receiving the appropriate public health actions.
LRH has taken all the necessary precautionary actions to reduce the risk of further exposure including deep cleaning areas of the hospital.
All services are continuing as usual and there is no ongoing impact to patients or the limited number of visitors to the hospital.
This specific exposure site may not be published on the Department of Health website because it is low risk.
Members of the public were not affected and the hospital has sufficient record keeping and
contact tracing measures in place.