If your GP issues eScripts, ask for an eScript, and they’ll send a unique QR barcode (known as a ‘token’) to your mobile phone. Simply email that to us or present it to us when you come in for your script.

Who are you staying at home for?

It’s so important that anyone experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 stays home until being tested, then continues to isolate until negative test results are received.

Stroke Week

This year we’re celebrating everyday Australians who know and can recognise the signs of stroke. They are F.A.S.T. Heroes! Across Australia, F.A.S.T. Heroes can save lives, simply by knowing and recognising the F.A.S.T. signs of stroke (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) and calling an ambulance immediately. They know that stroke is always a medical emergency and time is critical.

Bacchus Marsh Rotary Club donation

UFS is thrilled to be able to contribute to the Bacchus Marsh Rotary Club’s efforts to provide healthcare and hygiene products to Neighbours Place and Soul Food - two organisations from the Moorabool Shire that assist those who are disadvantaged, at risk or temporarily unable to feed themselves or their family and who are in need of emergency food relief.

COVID-19 testing capacity in Ballarat not the real issue

UFS Dispensaries has welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement today that regional testing capacity will be increased across Ballarat, Geelong and Bendigo.

COVID-19 testing of people without symptoms

There has been some community concern expressed about the COVID-19 testing clinic at Lucas not offering testing for asymptomatic people (those who do not have symptoms of respiratory illness).