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Helpful information for use of surgical masks

The Federal Government is supplying additional surgical masks to Gippsland PHN for distribution and use by general practitioners, health workers as ’first responders’ and community pharmacists who are exposed to at-risk customers.

General practitioners and pharmacists with a confirmed need should lodge their requests with Gippsland PHN who will advise on distribution.

The attached fact sheet provides helpful information on the use of surgical masks in accordance with the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) national guidelines on the prevention and control of coronavirus outbreak.

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