Nationally the 2017 influenza season was the worst in many years so PLEASE think about your health and that of others this year and get the FLU shot, not the flu. Flu vaccinations are available FREE of charge for anyone 65+ years, for infants from 6 months up to 5 years, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, immunocompromised people aged 15 years to <65 years and … [Read more...] about Wellington Shire Flu Vaccinations 2018
Premier’s Active April is a great way to increase the level of physical activity in your workplace. Once you Register for Active April you can create teams and invite workmates to join. HOW DO I START A WORKPLACE TEAM? You can start your workplace team in one of two ways: from the Team prompts at the end of registration, or from the Teams page once you Log … [Read more...] about Premier’s Active April
The Prime Minister and the Heart Foundation has announced an exciting new campaign to help Australians get walking. The Prime Minister’s One million steps asks participants to walk towards 1 million steps or 100 group walks in twenty weeks. As they walk, they’ll be rewarded for reaching step or group walk milestones – all walkers who reach 1 million steps or 100 group walks, … [Read more...] about Prime Minister’s One Million Steps
Rob Preston, Health Promotions Officer, Yarram and District Health Service competed in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships last month in New Zealand. The race included running, white water kayaking and road cycling over a 243 kilometres. Several thousand competed in the two day course but Rob was one of 150 competitors attempting the race in one day. Rob did … [Read more...] about Rob Preston, YDHS competes in the Coast to Coast World Multi-Sport Championships!
Travelling to access specialist services often places a large burden for patients in Rural areas. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers the opportunity for patients to access specialist services, without leaving their community. Flying Doctor Telehealth offers access to Bulk Billed Endocrinology, Respiratory, Cardiology and Psychiatry specialists on a secure platform. Features of … [Read more...] about Expression of Interest for Flying Doctor Telehealth
A Food security forum was organised earlier this year by Quantum. Attendees represented a diverse range of services, including community organisations, local government, state government, churches and education providers. The aim of the day was to look at food security across Wellington. There were some great ideas that came out of the day and these are now being looked at … [Read more...] about Food Security Forum