COVID-19 Information

Last updated: March 2024

Visitor restrictions

Visitor restrictions are currently in place across all St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) sites, to help keep our patients and visitors safe. Find our latest visitor restrictions here.

COVID-19 testing

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, however mild, you should take a COVID-19 test.

SVHM elective surgery patients are required to do a COVID Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) prior to surgery at St Vincent’s and will be notified by the elective surgery team about this process.

Please note, SVHM no longer has a COVID-19 testing clinic. For more information about testing for COVID-19, please click here.

COVID-19 vaccinations

SVHM no longer has a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

Ensure your ongoing protection against COVID-19 by understanding the latest Australian Government vaccination guidelines. To check if you’re eligible, please use visit the Department of Health's Better Health Channel or use the COVID Vaccination service finder to find a local clinic.