Health Minister Sarah Courtney has assured Tasmanians unable to have elective surgery in Victoria that emergency care is still available in other states.
Victoria has suspended all elective surgeries, with the exception of category one and the most urgent category two procedures, as it continues its response to ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Interstate travel is often required for Tasmanians in need of complex procedures, such as brain and heart surgeries.
On Thursday Ms Courtney said the state government was working with other jurisdictions, such as South Australia and NSW, on possible alternatives for Tasmanians requiring surgery.
"We know that there are a very small proportion of Tasmanians who do seek surgery interstate," she said.
"I would like to assure Tasmanians that urgent or emergency care is still able to be sought interstate. So we still have capacity to be able to do that.
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"But if any Tasmanian is concerned about their situation, and what it means to them or a loved one, I urge them to speak to their GP or speak to their specialist, and we will look at what options can be explored to be able to get the care that they need."
More than 11,000 Tasmanians are already on a waiting list for elective surgery.
Labor health spokeswoman Sarah Lovell said Victoria's cancellations would come as a blow for many.
"While we support efforts by the government to identify any avenues to reduce waiting time, pain and distress for people who need elective surgery, that is no substitute for fixing what's wrong in our health system," she said.
"As we emerge from COVID-19, we need sufficient investment and a workforce plan to ensure adequate resourcing, along with investment in preventative health and community-based health care to reduce the need for surgery in the first place."