Ballarat Health Services celebrates International Day of People with Disability
Today, Ballarat Health Services is commemorating International Day of People with Disability. Our team of Disability Liaison Officers (DLOs) support patients with disability, their carers and Ballarat Health Services staff to access and provide healthcare.
Super Sunday vaccinations for Year 12 students
Students - book your COVID vaccination for Sunday 12 September, as part of Super Sunday.
NAIDOC Week 2021
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
5-day vaccination blitz
On Tuesday 1 June, the State Government announced a 5-day vaccination blitz for aged care and disability workers from Wednesday 2 June to Sunday 6 June.
COVID-19 Vaccine one step closer!
This week marks an exciting and historic chapter in the fight against COVID-19, with the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine in Australia. The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to regional Victorians is one-step closer.
Pop-up testing in Ballarat
Our Rapid Response Testing Team (RRTT) will again set up a mobile COVID-19 testing facility in response to the concerning rise in cases in our region.
Updates to Visitor Restrictions
Ballarat Health Services have announced new visitor restrictions to protect residents, patients, staff and the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic, effective from Tuesday 19 May.
Local school staff testing available
Ballarat Health Services is providing a pop-up clinic for staff from local schools to be tested for COVID-19 before students return to on-site learning.
Access to Queen Elizabeth Centre
To protect the safety of our staff, residents, and the community from the COVID-19 virus, we are maintaining access restrictions that were implemented in March.
New support for Victorian carers | Carers Gateway
New, improved, and expanded services are available to Victorian carers. As of Monday 6 April, a consortium of Victorian health providers will offer free, early intervention support under the brand Carer Gateway, in an effort to avoid carers reaching a crisis point.
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