Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Appointments with BreastScreen Tasmania

BreastScreen Tasmania has resumed screening services.

If you would like to register for an appointment, please phone 13 20 50.

If you - or anyone in your household - have been feeling unwell, you must not attend your mammogram. Please phone 13 20 50 to reschedule.

Appointments

BreastScreen Tasmania is contacting women when it can screen them. When you receive an invitation from BreastScreen Tasmania, please call 13 20 50 to confirm your appointment.

If you have any breast symptoms or concerns such as a lump, pain or nipple discharge, you should see your doctor before making an appointment with BreastScreen Tasmania.

Safety

The safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff is our highest priority:

  • Hand sanitiser has been provided for use upon entry to our clinics.
  • We have a regular program of cleaning and disinfecting our clinics, including throughout the day.
  • Our staff use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) according to best practice infection control guidelines.

If you - or anyone in your household - have been feeling unwell, you must not attend your mammogram. Please phone 13 20 50 to reschedule.

Physical Distancing

The Australian Government’s physical distancing requirements still apply:

  • Waiting room chairs have been distanced from one another to increase the available space between clients.
  • Appointment times have been adjusted to allow for appropriate physical distancing. Please ensure you come on time to assist us - don't come early, don't come late.
  • We ask that where possible, you do not bring partners, children or friends to your appointment. Please note that where any person attends with you, they will be required to complete a screening form and will not be allowed entry to the facility if they are unwell, have recently travelled from interstate/overseas, or have had close contact with a known COVID-19 case.

Where can I get more information on novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?

For more information about the situation in Tasmania, please refer to the Tasmanian Government's Coronavirus Website