Positive cases of COVID-19 in Victoria have increased in the past 24hrs. As contact tracing continues, details of exposure sites are also likely to increase. Instructions for people returning from NSW are outlined in this article.
What do I do if I’m bitten by a snake?
Warmer weather means that snakes are more active, and this year there is also a lot of long grass in our area so snakes can be hard to spot when you’re outdoors.
More investment in a bigger, better Ballarat Base Hospital
Ballarat Health Services has received a boost in investment for the redevelopment of Ballarat Base Hospital, ensuring the region’s families and dedicated hospital staff get the world-class facilities they deserve and need to treat thousands more patients a year.
Health services explore partnership options to enhance health outcomes for the region
Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services have announced a decision to explore partnership options, including a possible voluntary amalgamation, to enhance services and create better health outcomes for local people across the Wimmera region.
New Early Parenting Centre for Ballarat
Ballarat Health Services has been appointed the service lead to operate a new Early Parenting Centre for the Ballarat region in partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Centre, Melbourne.
Do you enjoy sewing? Do you have time on your hands? We are looking for people to join our Volunteer team, to help make much-needed scrubs (uniforms) for our medical staff.
Funding for improvements to Talbot Place
Ballarat Aged Care’s Talbot Place will receive upgrades as part of the Victorian Government’s $30million in funding to improve Victoria’s public sector residential aged care services, home to some of our most vulnerable older Victorians.
How do I know when to go to Emergency?
Ballarat Health Services is reminding the community that COVID testing is not available at the Emergency Department and that there are available resources for non-emergency medical advice and treatment.
BHS pays it forward with meals
Ballarat Health Services is paying it forward by donating frozen meals to organisations in our community.
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