Updated Appropriate Surgery During Covid Pandemic Direction 28 January, South Australia

The Emergency Management (Appropriate Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic No 6) (COVID-19) Direction 2022 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Appropriate Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic No 7) (COVID-19) Direction 2022. This Direction came into effect at 12.01am on 29 January 2022. Changes include:

Elective paediatric surgery is now permitted to be performed in South Australia.

For full details on appropriate surgeries in South Australia, visit: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations/surgery

Other existing requirements remain.

The information above only highlights the key changes made to the Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 8am to 8pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19

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