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A Special Announcement on COVID-19

Hands and world mapThe purpose of this notice is to keep you informed about the proactive approaches being taken at Junction Village Dental with regards to the current COVID-19 situation.

The Australian Dental Association has announced Level 3 restrictions for dentists. At this time we can only treat urgent or emergency cases after talking to patients on the phone and determining if it is safe and appropriate to come in to the practice for treatment. This is an important update that will protect our patients safety and the safety of our staff. 

We are still open for emergencies at this time. We are monitoring the situation and we are acting on all Government advice to take any necessary precautions for patients and staff. The current focus is on preparation in advance of COVID-19 and precautions that can be put in place to slow its transmission.

Preventing the spread of COVID-19

As per the latest advice, at the clinic we are already doing the following:

  • placing additional alcohol based hand rub (ABHR) dispensers in prominent
  • places around the clinic and making sure these dispensers are regularly
  • refilled;making sure that staff and clients have access to places where
  • they can wash their hands with soap and water;ensuring rubbish bins are
  • accessible;and ensuring staff have access to cleaning and disinfectant
  • agents to enable additional cleaning of work spaces.

Support and advice

Further information is available at
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

ANYONE entering the clinic will need to sign in at reception and may have their temperature taken, if their temperature is over 37.4 degrees they will be asked to leave immediately and contact their GP or the COVID 19 Hotline (1800 020 080) as required.

Please do not hesitate to contact our practice for more information.

Junction Village Dental | (02) 4962 1621