Updated Residential Aged Care Facilities Direction 23 May, South Australia

The Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 47) (COVID-19) Direction 2022 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 48) (COVID-19) Direction 2022. This Direction came into effect at 5.36pm on 23 May 2022.

Key changes include:

People (other than residents of the residential aged care facility) are not permitted to enter a residential aged are facility unless they have been vaccinated against the 2022 seasonal influenza.

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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