Coronavirus Update from John Cortese - 18 October 2020

Dear Parents/Carers,

Matt Sharp – GV Health Chief Executive – has shared a new update on Facebook today. There have been two additional locations of concern added to the previous list. People who have attended these places will need to have a COVID-19 test and a negative result prior to attending the College tomorrow. You can find Matt’s full update below.

You can also CLICK HERE for information from DHHS, currently Matt’s information is more up to date than the DHHS site.

If your child has been COVID tested they will need to send through a copy of their negative test results to the College prior to their return. This can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Keep well
Keep safe


John Cortese

Update from Matt Sharp Regarding Shepparton Outbreak: Getting Tested & Two Additional Locations of Concern (published on Facebook 18/10/2020)

Getting Tested

Anyone who is unwell with any symptoms of COVID-19, no matter how mild (such as fever, chills, cough, sore throat, runny nose, loss of sense of smell) should get tested immediately and stay at home until you receive the result. Do not go about your normal day-to-day activities such as work or going out in the community. Please do the right thing and do not place your family members, friends and the broader community at risk.

There are three sites in Shepparton where people can get tested for COVID-19 today:

* Acute Respiratory Clinic at Graham Street, Shepparton is open from 8:00am to 5:30pm.

* The McIntosh Centre at Shepparton Showgrounds corner of Thompson Street and High Street from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

* Drive through clinic at the Shepparton Sports Precinct, corner of Numurkah Road and Brauman Street, Shepparton from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Locations of Concern – Updated

People who have been to the locations below should get tested and stay at home until you receive your result.

Two additional locations of concern have been added this morning as detailed below:

* ANZ Bank 261 Wyndham Street, Shepparton – Wednesday 7 October 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am and Friday 9 October 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am.

* Woolworths Corner of High Street and Archer Street, Shepparton – Saturday 10 October from 7:45am to 8:45am.

An additional location of concern was added yesterday being:

* McDonalds Shepparton North, Numurkah Road, Shepparton Thursday 8 October 2020 from 6:45am to 7:45am (Anyone who went through drive through does not need to get tested).

This is in addition to the previously advised:

* McDonalds Shepparton North, Numurkah Road, Shepparton Saturday 3 October 2020 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. (Anyone who went through drive through does not need to get tested).