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St John of God

80 Myers St Geelong


St John of God Emergency Department

Australia’s leading private emergency department for patient experience is waiting to provide you with outstanding care should you need it while holidaying in the Geelong region this summer.

 

Staffed by a team of highly skilled and experienced specialist doctors and nurses, they are ready to respond to all your emergency needs and provide a comprehensive high quality outcome.

 

With the summer break just around the corner, bathers and sun hats are being bought out, to head to the stunning Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast beaches, located right on our doorstep.

 

On these warmer days, always be aware of water safety. Among those aged 5 to 24 years old, drowning is the second leading cause of death. This number however, can be reduced with some simple safety measures.

 

Never swim alone, always buddy up, whether you are in a swimming pool or at the local beach. Swim in safe areas when visiting rivers or at the beach. Ideally, this would be between the flags on a beach patrolled by lifeguards. If swimming at a private pool ensure there is an adult nominated to be the dedicated child supervisor.

 

Improve your skills, in both swimming and first aid. The City of Greater Geelong offer child and adult swimming lessons for all