Priority Testing and Turnaround times

RVA has reached out to all state Health Ministers and Chief Health Officers to request that they prioritise COVID-19 testing and turnaround times for people living with a rare disease who are displaying symptoms. Here is a template of the letter that has been sent. We encourage you to use this letter in your ongoing individual advocacy. 

Responses received to date: 

Queensland – Dr Jeannette Young PSM, Chief Health Officer, Deputy Director-General  

Tasmania – Hon Sarah Courtney MP, Minister for Health 

Western Australia –  Dr Andrew Robertson, Chief Health Officer

South Australia – Stephen Wade, Minister for Health and Wellbeing

Victoria – Jenny Mikakos MP’s office, former Minister for Health, Minister for Ambulance Services 

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