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Barwon Health / Barwon South West Public Health Unit

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Tuesday, 29 March 2022.

Vaccination roadshow providing pop-ups across the region

The Barwon South West Public Health Unit (BSWPHU) vaccination team are pleased with how communities across the region are responding to boosters, with the region's rates above the state booster...

Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

Pop-up vaccination clinic at Museum of Play and Art

Limited places are available for 5 to11-year-old children to get vaccinated at the Museum of Play and Art in Geelong next Saturday 26 March – and enjoy free entry for themselves and their family....

Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day - March 22

Each year, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is commemorated around the globe on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up...

Tuesday, 22 March 2022.

Winchelsea pop-up clinic set to boost locals

The Barwon Health South West Public Health Unit (BSWPHU) in partnership with the Winchelsea community is preparing for a vaccination pop-up clinic to help improve the town’s third dose...

Friday, 18 March 2022.

Japanese encephalitis virus monitored in the Barwon South West

This month, Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) has been detected in pigs in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. There are several current and recent cases of encephalitis in Victoria that are...

Tuesday, 01 February 2022.

Partnership helping to protect our younger COVIDsafe heroes

Recently the Barwon South West Public Health Unit, in partnership with Diversitat ran a very successful special pop-up children’s vaccination clinic, with over 65 children receiving their...

Monday, 31 January 2022.

Testing support for vulnerable kids

As COVID-19 testing in Australia moves quickly to include rapid antigen tests (RATs), Barwon Health Disability Liaison Officers (DLOs) are working to ensure our regions’ most vulnerable kids have...

Tuesday, 11 January 2022.

Forest of protection captivating youngsters

The Community Vaccination Hub in Norlane has been transformed into a ‘forest of protection’ to help make the vaccination hub a more welcoming and calm environment for children. The theming,...

Thursday, 02 December 2021.

Pregnant women urged to get vaccinated as cases spike

As restrictions ease and news of a new COVID-19 variant emerges, health professionals are urging pregnant women to get vaccinated. For many, the news of the new Omicron variant may cause stress...

Monday, 22 November 2021.

Inside Victoria's COVID-19 remote patient monitoring program

Ever wondered what happens if you contract COVID-19 at home? Victoria's South West Healthcare has a COVID remote patient monitoring team, providing care from afar when people contract the virus....
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