King Island District Hospital and Health Centre

King Island District Hospital and Health Centre

Hospitals closed to visitors

All hospitals in Tasmania have been closed to visitors.

There will be exemptions for:

  • A person providing support to a patient for the birth of a child
  • A parent or guardian visiting a dependent child or adult who is a patient
  • A Guardian of a patient
  • Visitors of patients receiving end of life care
  • A person to provide assistance to a patient, if the patient requires physical assistance, assistance with communication or comprehension or assistance with any legal or administrative requirements

Even if visitors meet the criteria for an exemption, they still need to be considered well to be permitted to visit and should not visit if they have a cough, sore throat, fever or other symptoms of acute respiratory infection. In addition, visitors must not have been a recent close contact of someone with COVID-19, or someone who is suspected of having COVID-19, or anyone who has returned from interstate or overseas in the last 14 days.

The King Island Multi-Purpose Centre operates as a multipurpose centre with six acute care beds, eight high care and six low care residential aged care beds.

The centre also coordinates the delivery of a broad range of community services, visiting service and support groups such as community nursing, child health, dental services, ante-natal clinics and alcohol and drug services.

Residential Aged Care Prices and Key Features Information

Service Location Details

Kings Island Hospital and Health Centre
35 Edward Street, Currie,
King Island
7256

Site Access Details

Disabled Access; Onsite Parking; Disabled Toilet

Opening Hours

Hospital and Accident and Emergency Services operate 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
Other services operate Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

Child Health Centre operating hours:
Appointments available Wednesday mornings.
Open Session Wednesday 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
The Parenting Line is available at any time to assist Parents with stressful parenting issues or concerns. Phone 1300 808 178.

General Phone Number

(03) 6462 9900