COVID-19 Status

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    Patient and visitor information

    Updated: 29 June 2022

    Due to the increase of COVID-19 in the community, visitors are currently being MONITORED

    You may not enter a hospital if you are:

    • positive for COVID during the previous 14 days
    • an international arrival within the last 7 days
    • experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID
    • a close contact of a positive COVID case and 7 days from the positive test has not passed.

    To enter a hospital, you must:

    • follow all reasonable directions provided including wearing a mask at all times within the facility
    • masks must be worn at all times
    • comply with visitor number restrictions.

    Please note:

    • Patients staying overnight or longer may receive 2 visitors at any one time between 11am to 8pm. Exceptions include visitors for end-of-life support and Critical Care Unit (CCU), who are at the discretion of the patient's treating team.
    • Visiting hours for Maternity and the Cooinda Mental Health Service are 3pm – 8pm.
    • If you have been diagnosed with Covid-19 or have had Covid-19 recently, please contact your Specialist to see if your surgery needs to be postponed.
    • All patients booked for surgery will be required to provide photo evidence of a negative COVID-19 RAT result, dated within the past 24 hours (a photo on your phone is sufficient). If your RAT result is positive you are advised to contact your admitting doctor to seek advice regarding admission.


    Please note: COVID-19 testing is not conducted at this site. For a COVID-19 test, please go to one of Queensland Health's approved testing locations.


    COVID-19 Information

    Visiting hours

    Visitors are currently being MONITORED.

    • General wards: 11am – 8pm.
    • Cooinda Mental Health Service: 3pm – 8pm.
    • Critical Care Unit: 11am - 1pm and 3pm – 8pm.
    • Maternity: 3pm - 8pm. Partners welcome at any time.

    Further questions

    If you have questions about your individual circumstances please call the Buderim Private Hospital Switch 07 5430 3303 and ask to speak to the manager of the ward where your loved one is a patient.