Infectious diseases

Epworth Geelong provides a safe environment for the treatment of infectious diseases with isolation rooms located within each ward and the emergency department to care for patients with known infectious diseases without putting other patients at risk.

Infection control and prevention staff collaborate with other disciplines, leading doctors and specialists, to ensure the highest standard of infection control and prevention.

Prevention programs

Epworth HealthCare infection prevention and education programs include

  • handwashing
  • staff immunisation
  • surveillance
  • research based projects

Contact infectious diseases group manager

Phone 0403 221 368.