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Barwon Health / Barwon South West Public Health Unit

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Tuesday, 13 July 2021.

Cats leaders encourage community to roll up their sleeves

Well-known Geelong Football Club leaders Chris Scott and Brian Cook have joined Barwon Health as 'Community Heroes' for the Barwon South West vaccination rollout. Chris has joined the campaign as...

Wednesday, 07 July 2021.

New transport program helping to support vaccination access

The first trips as part of a new Commonwealth-funded Community Transport Program commenced recently, helping reduce barriers to the COVID-19 vaccination. An initiative of Volunteering Geelong, the...

Friday, 02 July 2021.

Aboriginal clinic to provide comfort at hub

Aboriginal people now have access to a culturally-safe clinic at Geelong’s new Aboriginal Vaccination Clinic which launched at the beginning of June. The clinic is a collaboration between Barwon...

Friday, 25 June 2021.

100,000 doses to help protect community

As the Barwon South West Public Health Unit continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination program across the region, the program reached an impressive milestone last month as the 100,000th dose...

Tuesday, 22 June 2021.

Access to COVID-19 vaccination made easier with special clinic

As Australia continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination program, people in Geelong with a disability needing special access can now access a suitable clinic. Barwon Health’s Disability...

Tuesday, 08 June 2021.

Translated vaccination information sessions provide comfort to community

A partnership between Diversitat and Barwon South West Pubic Health Unit has provided information sessions for a number of cultural groups in the region. The events have all featured Professor...

Friday, 21 May 2021.

Partnership to help people get COVID-19 vaccination

Badriyah Eeso is one of the first people from Geelong’s refugee community to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, thanks to a partnership between not-for-profit service provider Diversitat and...

Monday, 10 May 2021.

Warrnambool opens vaccination centre

Recently South West Healthcare in Warrnambool welcomed the community to the state’s newest high volume vaccination centre. Open a minimum five days a week, the Community Vaccination Centre in...

Wednesday, 21 April 2021.

Vaccination hub evokes fond memories for Joe

When Giuseppe “Joe” Puglia retired as a truck driver at Norlane’s Ford Motor factory in 2013, he never expected to return to the site for a vaccination thirteen years later. Joe, who also...

Thursday, 01 April 2021.

Colac aged care residents and staff roll up for vaccine

The Barwon South West COVID-19 vaccination program outreach team collaborated with Colac Area Health to vaccinate aged care residents at Corangamarah and frontline healthcare workers recently....
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