Community update - 24 July 2020
Ballarat Health Services Executive Director of Acute Care Ben Kelly shares information on COVID19 in Ballarat, and steps that our community members can take to protect themselves and each other.
Visitors required to wear a mask
Earlier this week Ballarat Health Services introduced the use of masks to further protect the most vulnerable members of our community – our patients and residents.
Confirmed cases in Ballarat
The DHHS has confirmed today that Ballarat has four more cases of coronavirus, a reminder for all of us that the challenge of COVID-19 remains in our community. We can confirm that a Ballarat Health Services staff member of Ballarat Aged Care has tested positive to COVID.
Once again, the COVID-19 situation is rapidly evolving. As such, please ensure you understand the important changes that have been implemented at Ballarat Health Services this week.
Community Update - 11 July 2020
BHS Executive Director of Acute Operations Ben Kelly updates the Ballarat community on ways that we can stop the spread, visitor restrictions to BHS sites, resources for non-emergency illness or injury, where to find the most recent COVID-19 information and where to be tested.
New platform of resources for Men's Health
This Men’s Health Week, Ballarat Health Services has released a new online platform to encourage local men to look after their mental and physical health.
Transition to new Regional Assessment Service
The Hepburn Shire Regional Assessment Service will transition to Ballarat Health Services from 1 July 2020.
Why there’s more to Palliative Care than you think
Ballarat Health Services is looking to broaden the community’s understanding of palliative care under the theme of ‘Palliative Care… It’s more than you think!’ this National Palliative Care Week.
Dental Clinic is open
Ballarat Health Services Dental Clinic remains open to provide emergency or urgent care for dental treatments relating to pain management.
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