Category: Health and wellbeing

Improving COVID-19 safety at regional workplaces

The NSW Government is helping businesses return to normal trade, through the launch of a new suite of resources to guide businesses as they manage the risk of COVID-19. Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro and Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson launched the resources at a farm in Hoskinstown, and said the resources …

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Therapy for children with severe behavioural problems works online, trial shows

Families in regional and rural NSW have gained virtual parenting support through a live trial led by researchers at UNSW Sydney. The findings were recently published in the journal Behavior Therapy. The trial was aimed at young children aged between 1.5 and 4 years old with ongoing behavioural problems, such as persistent tantrums, defiance, and aggressive …

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Yass Hospital Redevelopment – update

(Part of $304 million Multipurpose Service (MPS) program) NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NEARING COMPLETION The new Emergency Department at Yass Hospital is nearing completion and will deliver the Southern NSW Local Health District (LHD) greater capacity to manage the potential operational impacts of COVID-19. IMPORTANT REMINDER TO COMMUNITY MEMBERSYass Emergency Department remains open and it is …

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NSW, and the Yass Valley, begin to reopen

NSW coronavirus restrictions on restaurants, cafes, hotels, pubs, galleries, holidays, and beauty services have lifted today as social-distancing measures around the state are eased significantly. Premier Gladys Berejiklian hopes relaxing the guidelines will help kick-start NSW’s economic recovery from the virus, which has left more than 200,000 people out of work in her state. Pubs, …

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COVID-19 pop-up clinic in Bowning

FREE COVID-19 POP-UP CLINIC IN BOWNING – Thursday 21 May, 2020 There’s a free pop-up/temporary COVID-19 testing clinic at: Bowning Thursday, 21 May 2pm-4pm Playing Fields, off Minehan Lane Bowning NSW 2566 Bookings 1800 999 880 (option 1) If you’re feeling unwell – call Southern NSW helpline 1800 999 880 (option 1) to book a …

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