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COVID-19 Testing

Orbost Medical Clinic operates a drive through COVID-19 testing clinic by appointment only from the following times:

  • Monday to Friday 9:00am

To make and confirm an appointment you must phone the Medical Clinic on 5154 6777.  If you have any symptoms, however mild, you should seek advice and get tested.


Facemasks are required to be worn at all times when in public areas of Orbost Regional Health. This applies to all patients, visitors, staff and volunteers and is applicable in all Orbost Regional Health buildings.

Orbost Regional Health provides acute, urgent care, medical, surgical and specialist services.

Boasting a staggering array of community health, welfare and aged care services, Orbost Regional Health strives to meet the community needs utilising a flexible funding model. Service delivery is enhanced through partnership arrangements that enable a service delivery system to an area covering one million hectares across Far East Gippsland.

At Orbost Regional Health we are proud that this innovative Multi Purpose Service has the capacity to embrace a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. We provide not only the Acute and Aged Care facilities, for which we are well known, but also many other services to maintain the physical and mental well being of the community.

Through regular community consultation we are able to provide the services the community deems most important. For example Dental, Youth and Women's Health services are a few of the services implemented due to community requests.

  • Orbost Regional Health has zero tolerance towards child abuse.
  • Orbost Regional Health is committed to establishing and maintaining child inclusive, safe and child friendly environments.
  • Orbost Regional Health  supports everyone’s right to feel respected, safe, welcome and valued.
  • Orbost Regional Health is committed to inclusive practice and welcomes feedback on our services, in particular from Aboriginal, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and Disability communities.

Better Health Channel

The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is:

  • quality-assured and reliable
  • up-to-date
  • locally relevant
  • easy to understand

The information on the site aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals. The Better Health Channel is funded by the Victorian Government, with no commercial advertising or corporate sponsorship.

Orbost Regional Health is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services.  We welcome all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.