All providers must immediately report all known diagnoses of COVID-19 of a staff member or client within the commissioned program/service to NWMPHN. Full information on COVID-19 reporting requirements is available here.
Notify WorkSafe Victoria
From 28 July 2020, employers are required to notify WorkSafe immediately on becoming aware that an employee or an independent contractor or a contractor’s employee has received a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis and has attended the workplace during the infectious period.
Self-employed persons are also required to directly inform WorkSafe immediately on receiving a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis if they have attended the workplace during the infectious period.
The infectious period begins on the date 14 days prior to the onset of symptoms or a confirmed COVID‑19 diagnosis (whichever comes first), until the day on which the person receives a clearance from isolation from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Visit the WorkSafe Victoria website for more information.