COVID-19 Update from Centre Street Dental

COVID-19 Update from Centre Street Dental

At Centre Street Dental, we consider the safety and health of our patients and staff as our utmost priority. Given the current global COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking extra measures to help slow the spread such as:

 

  • Encouraging patients to use the hand sanitiser located at our reception area
  • Requiring any staff who have been overseas to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in Australia
  • Continuing to follow our normal high standard of sanitation and infection control. This includes the wiping down of all surfaces following a dental appointment as well as the wearing of masks throughout all procedures.

 

Given the dynamic nature of the situation, rest assured that we are closely monitoring and following guidelines as set by the Department of Health. If you have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 or visit the NSW Health website for up-to-date info. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

 

What is COVID-19?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the disease caused by the new virus SARS-CoV-2. It can spread from person to person via respiratory droplets (for example, when a close contact sneezes or coughs) or contact with contaminated hands, surfaces, or objects. You can find out more here: COVID-19 FAQs

I have an upcoming appointment. What should I do?

We are open for business and are seeing patients as usual. However, if you have returned from any overseas travel in the last 14 days, we request that you reschedule your appointment for at least 14 days from your arrival in Australia. Please contact us at (02) 6662 8585 to arrange your new appointment. If you develop a fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath within your period of self-isolation, please call your GP, local emergency department, or the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222. When you call, inform them of your travel history.

 

Even if you did not travel overseas, we encourage you to reschedule your appointment to 2 weeks later if you are feeling unwell. If you develop any flu-like symptoms, please call your GP or emergency department first for advice.

I have a dental emergency. What should I do?

Please call us at (02) 6662 8585 for further advice. You may also visit our Emergency Care page for more information.