As per the current SA COVID-19 guidelines from 12.01am, 1st December 2020, all people in health care settings must wear a single-use surgical mask (covering mouth and nose) at all times when in the physical presence of other people on the premises.

The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 13) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 includes details around mandatory mask use in health care settings.

If you don’t have a suitable mask, they will be available at reception for a small fee.

All people in health care settings are required to wear a mask while in the physical presence of other people. This includes:

  • care providers
  • patients
  • clients
  • residents
  • administrative and other staff
  • employees
  • visitors
  • students
  • contractors and
  • any other person present on site.

Masks are also required for:

People who are in self-quarantine or self-isolation who need to leave their home to seek urgent medical care, seek urgent medical supplies or get tested for COVID-19 must wear a mask when in public.

More information, visit the COVID-19.SA.GOV.AU Emergency Declarations.