LGH emergency department under strain and ward closed amid COVID outbreak

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
Updated May 24 2022 - 7:25am, first published 5:50am
Patients asked to avoid LGH ED amid high demand, COVID outbreak

Patients seeking medical treatments that are not life-threatening are being urged to avoid the emergency department at the Launceston General Hospital.

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Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at caitlin.jarvis@examiner.com.au