operators with communal facilities are being assisted to operate safely through
the provision of infrared thermometers.
The Victorian Government-funded program is targeting popular holiday destinations across the
state, as part of its efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A total of 4800
thermometers are being distributed across Victoria, to encourage on-site
thermometers, which are listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods
(ARTG), have been provided to local councils for distribution.
The City of
Greater Geelong is making them available for collection from Swim, Sport and
Leisure venues and selected regional libraries from Thursday 2 July.
asked to call their preferred venue to check availability of stock and to
understand the COVID-19 contact procedures in place.
- Waterworld Leisure Centre, 1-15 Cox
Road, Norlane, 5275 1909.
- Bellarine Aquatic & Sport Centre,
Shell Road, Ocean Grove, 5256 2111.
- Leisurelink Aquatic & Recreation
Centre, 240 Pioneer Road, Waurn Ponds, 5243 9595.
- Splashdown Leisure Centre, 125-177
Coppards Road, Whittington, 5248 4555.
- Geelong Library and Heritage Centre,
51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, 4201 0600.
- Queenscliff Library, 55 Hesse Street,
Queenscliff, 4201 0663.
- Drysdale Library, 18-20 Hancock
Street, Drysdale, 4201 0656.
will allow operators to take a guest’s temperature upon arrival to check that
they are not presenting with a fever – which is a symptom of COVID-19.
Victorians with symptoms are being asked to stay home, accommodation providers
may ask guests displaying symptoms to return home.
of Health and Human Services has information on symptoms and testing available
information on how the City is managing the evolving COVID-19 situation can be
viewed at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/covid19