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headspace Nowra celebrates its new premises
headspace Nowra will celebrate the relocation to its new premises in Nowra today, Thursday 5 May. Since 2012, headspace Nowra has been providing young people aged 12 to 25 access to youth friendly, free and confidential mental health and wellbeing services in their local area.
#fabvac campaign highlights need for ongoing COVID vaccine protection for Aboriginal community
With doctors warning that the combination of COVID-19 and flu could make you really sick, a digital campaign that highlights how vaccines make a difference, even for people who've had COVID, is being launched this week by COORDINARE in partnership with local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs).
New funding to improve community resilience and wellbeing
People experiencing mental ill-health will benefit from new funding available to local community organisations who can provide group-based activities that promote community resilience and enhance community wellbeing.
Mental health program offers community-based support across South Eastern NSW region
People experiencing mental ill-health will benefit from increased access to community-based support, thanks to renewed funding made available by COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN.
New target COVID vaccination rates for South Eastern NSW
COORDINARE is working to achieve 100% COVID vaccination rates, thanks to the combined efforts of the health workforce and the local community.
Advance Care Planning - start a conversation today
National Advance Care Planning week is a perfect time to start a conversation with family and friends about the type of health care you might want if you could not speak for yourself.
Your health matters: Continue to see your GP
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is calling for people to look after their health during the pandemic and to continue seeing their GP and/or other health professionals.
Shoalhaven Mobile Breastscreen Van – book your free breast screen today!
The mobile BreastScreen NSW van will be visiting ‘Husky Sports, Huskisson’ from 28th March to 14th April, making it easier for residents of smaller villages and towns to access screening. The service is recommended every two years for women aged 50 – 74.
Co-design improvements in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
COORDINARE is committed to improving access to culturally sensitive and respectful primary care for the more than 24,000 people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander within South Eastern NSW. In June 2021, COORDINARE funded five mainstream general practices.
headspace Yass Satellite Service commences
Local young people now have access to more health and wellbeing support with a new headspace satellite service recently opening its doors in Crago Street, Yass.
Partnership brings mental health support to regional communities
The OzHelp Foundation (“OzHelp”), a leading suicide prevention organisation, with the support of COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN, is providing mental health support to regional communities through agricultural shows.
Novavax vaccines to be rolled out across South Eastern NSW
People in South Eastern NSW will now have access to the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, with the Department of Health selecting 14 practices to administer the vaccine from 21 February and an additional 14 from 28 February.
Cooma Mobile Breastscreen Van – book yourfree breast screen today!
The BreastScreen NSW mobile clinic will visit Cooma Multifunction Centre (via Cromwell Street) from March 14 to April 15. The service is recommended every two years for women aged 50 – 74. Women aged 40 – 49 and 75 and over are also welcome and eligible.
Revised Australian Standards for Wound Prevention and Management
Interested stakeholders are being invited to review the draft Australian Standards for Wound Prevention and Management (2022) which was released for comment in late December 2021.
Supporting refugee community members to access COVID testing and vaccination
In November 2021 COORDINARE funded four community organisations to increase vaccinations in vulnerable populations as part of the Department of Health strategy to increase vaccination rates.
Annie and Harry's paediatric COVID vaccination story
Practices across SENSW are providing paediatric vaccinations to children aged five and older. We caught up with two local families to hear about their COVID-19 vaccination story. Isabel is relieved that COVID vaccines are now available for children aged five and older in Australia.
Are you prepared to manage COVID-19 safely at home?
COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is urging residents and visitors to have a COVID-19 readiness plan. Dr Anoop Jalota, General Practitioner at Warrawong Accident and Medical Centre said, “COVID is here to stay and the likelihood of contracting the virus is increasing.
Parents encouraged to book COVID vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years
Parents can now book COVID vaccinations for their children aged 5 to 11 years via the Vaccine Clinic Finder.
Be prepared to get the right health care these holidays
As we approach the holiday season, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW is raising awareness of the after hours medical options available within the region, to avoid unnecessary visits to hospital emergency departments.
Be Kind to Your Mind this Holiday Time
As we emerge from lockdown, residents of the Illawarra Shoalhaven are being encouraged to give the gift of kindness this holiday season – to themselves and each other.