COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We are encouraging people to stay informed about health matters directly with Victoria's COVID-19 lead agency DHHS. This is where the most up to date information can be found. For information on how to book a vaccination https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/book-your-vaccine-appointment

Updates will be made to this page as changes are made to our services.

COUNCIL SERVICES

Double vaccination will be required for patrons to enter some Horsham Rural City Council facilities including Horsham Aquatic Centre and Horsham Town Hall. 

In keeping with the double vaccinations requirements, the following Council’s facilities will only be open to fully vaccinated people:

  • Wimmera Business Centre
  • Mibus Centre Horsham Library
  • Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange (from 29th November, noting first vaccination needed to occur by 22 October)
  • Horsham Town Hall
  • Horsham Aquatic Centre
  • Council owned/managed community facilities that are used by community groups

The following Council facilities will be open to all residents:

  • The Civic Centre reception area
  • Kalkee Road Children’s and Community Hub (appointment only)

Council staff will place signage at the entry to any premises or event where proof of vaccination will be required.

Visitors to the Civic Centre reception area will not be requested for proof of vaccination.

Council will work with community and sports groups to clarify arrangements for Council-owned facilities such as halls and sports clubrooms. 

VIRUS INFORMATION

For information regarding health questions please contact the DHHS Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 or visit the DHHS Coronavirus website.