Thurgoona Community Centre and Covid-19

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The TCC Office is working remotely. The work mobile number is 0492 139 722.

Office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.30 pm.

Child and Family Health Clinic at TCC ring 6043 1038 The nurses are mostly conducting phone consultations but in the case of special circumstances will see clients face to face at the clinic.

  • Mondays – Kate 09:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tuesdays – Carly 08:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Wednesdays – Carly 08:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Thursdays –  Kate and Carly 08:30 – 4:30 pm
  • Fridays –  Kate – hours vary

The Breast Feeding Hub on Mondays is still operational via appointment

At TCC

To safeguard the health of the community and in response to the restrictions around social distancing, the only remaining service operating from the TCC facility is the Child and Family Health clinic and associated essential services. All other functions have either moved to operate remotely or have been suspended until further notice.

This however has not stopped many groups from finding alternative ways to communicate using technology (email and zoom) or through phone catch up.

Groups are continuing classes online which includes:

TCC Programs are still connecting with members of the group which includes:

TCC Building Use

As TCC transitions back to normal useage when Government restrictions are lifted, here is a helpful guide listing how many people can occupy each room when the restiction allows for 1 person per 4 square metres of space. 

Information:

There is a very large quantity of information being provided around the Covid-19 crisis.

If you are worried about your health, it is not recommended that you self-diagnose but are guided by the following:

  1. Visit your GP
  2. Call the HealthDirest Helpline on 1800 022 222 for advice from a registered nurse for 24-hour non-emergency advice
  3. Call 000 in an emergency.

National Coronavirus Helpline – For information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government’s National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

Department of Health Coronavirus Health Alert – This contains the current situation of the national alert and has information about COVID symptoms and when to seek testing. https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

Healthdirect coronavirus webpage – This provides a range of information including frequently asked questions and general information about self-care. https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus

Corona Mental Wellbeing Support Service – Beyond Blue has provided support for various situations. This includes a phone link to counsellors, an online community forum, information, advice and strategies and a list of helpful resources for many different situations https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Suicide and crisis support – If you are at immediate risk of harm to yourself of others, please contact emergency services on 000

If you need help call Lifeline on 13 11 14

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