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Barwon Health / Barwon South West Public Health Unit

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Monday, 01 November 2021.

Public Health leader recognised for valuable work

In June earlier this year Director of the Barwon South West Public Health Unit Professor Eugene Athan was honoured for his role in the pandemic, receiving the Medal of the Order of Australia as...

Monday, 01 November 2021.

Rapid testing response - a family affair

The Barwon South West Public Health Unit's rapid response team recently featured mother daughter duo Nerida and Amelia. The team were preparing to support the targeted testing of people in the...

Friday, 29 October 2021.

Taking COVID-19 vaccination to the shoppers

The Barwon Health South West Public Health Unit (BSWPHU) in partnership with Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative recently hosted a vaccination pop-up clinic at Corio Village Shopping Centre to help...

Tuesday, 12 October 2021.

Testing teams continue to support local communities

As restrictions continue to ease across the State, people across the Barwon South West are still doing their bit to protect their community by getting tested. As COVID-19 cases are identified...

Friday, 08 October 2021.

Jack urges others to join him

As Australia continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination program, people in Geelong with a disability are being provided additional support to access vaccination. People with a disability can...

Friday, 17 September 2021.

Access to COVID-19 vaccination made easier with pop-up clinics

As the vaccination program in the Barwon South West region hits an impressive milestone reaching >95% double dose of the eligible population, access to vaccination has been made easier thanks to...

Sunday, 01 August 2021.

Protecting the vulnerable

The Barwon South West Public Health Unit and The Geelong Salvos outreach team has taken the COVID-19 Vaccination Program to the streets, offering rough sleepers and those requiring food relief...

Friday, 23 July 2021.

Rebecca joins community vaccination heroes

Well-known Channel 9 television identity Rebecca Maddern has joined  Barwon Health as a “Community Hero” ambassador for the Barwon South West vaccination rollout. Maddern, a loyal Cats...

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...
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