Exemptions for persons entering hospitals can only occur for the following purposes:
- End of life visit
- To be a support person during birth
- In an emergency
- A parent, carer, guardian or other responsible adult who is accompanying a child or person with a disability that is a patient of the hospital
Or if you are
- unable to be vaccinated due to a medical complication and have evidence of the medical contraindication
- a COVID-19 vaccine trial participant with evidence of participation
- Unvaccinated parents, carers, guardian or other responsible adult, birth support people and those visiting in an emergency situation will need to comply with risk mitigation measures put in place by the hospital.
- This includes testing requirements, use of single use masks, physical distancing measures.
- Only 1 unvaccinated parent, carer, guardian or other responsible adult will be permitted at a time.
END OF LIFE VISITORS (international arrivals, COVID-19 hotspots and interstate exposure venues.
May enter a hospital for the purpose of an end of life visit for a patient in the hospital only if the person has been granted an exemption by the Queensland Chief Health Officer, Deputy Chief Health Officer or delegate to undertake an end of life visit under a Public Health Direction.
These visits must be conducted in accordance with conditions imposed by the authorising person.
TO APPLY FOR AN EXEMPTION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST 2 BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO ENTRY