Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
We have developed a range of tools to help streamline and lessen the impact of outbreak management activities on staff, including our online Outbreak Management System (OMS) and sample communications templates for both resident families and GPs.
The OMS is an online portal where you can:
NOTE: you will need a record number and password (provided by NEPHU upon initial notification) in order to log into the OMS portal.
Please refer to the latest Department of Health guidelines for the management of acute respiratory infection outbreaks, including COVID-19 and influenza, in residential care facilities (RCFs).
The following attachments (found in the Downloads list below) may be help you report and manage an exposure or outbreak: