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Wednesday, 05 January 2022.

Priority testing for health and emergency workers

We understand the high demand has been challenging for people who need to access testing, and we appreciate patience and understanding as our staff do their best to keep the community safe and...

Wednesday, 05 January 2022.

Have you tested positive to COVID-19 or think you may be positive?

  A positive rapid antigen test result means it’s likely you have COVID-19, especially if you have symptoms. If you get a positive result, then you will need to: Isolate...

Friday, 03 December 2021.

WEBINAR - Geelong Advertiser Community Forum Mon 6 Dec 12.30pm-1.30pm

Please join Geelong Advertiser Editor Elise Potter, Barwon Health CEO Frances Diver and Director of Barwon South West Public Health Unit Director Prof. Eugene Athan to discuss COVID-19, current...

Monday, 22 November 2021.

Clinical trials receive $1.5 million boost for Victorians affected by cancer

Access to Victorian cancer clinical trials will be improved thanks to $1.5 million in grants awarded by Cancer Council Victoria today, including a project to establish the first regional allied...

Friday, 12 November 2021.

Mark receives protective boost

COVID-19 booster doses are now available at Barwon Health’s Community Vaccination hub to anyone aged 18 and over who had their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine more than six months ago. A...

Wednesday, 13 October 2021.

Barwon Best Care Awards 2021 Art Competition

Each year at Barwon Health, the Barwon Best Care Awards are held to celebrate the incredible work our staff do. The Barwon Best Care Awards are focused on aligning the health service and its...

Tuesday, 12 October 2021.

Jack urges others to join him

As Australia continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccination program, people in Geelong with a disability are being provided additional support to access vaccination. People with a disability can...

Monday, 11 October 2021.

Moderna now available at Community Vaccination Hub

Barwon Health has added a new vaccination option for the community. Moderna vaccinations will be available at Ford from Tuesday Oct 12. Moderna will be offered to people aged 12 and over and will...

Tuesday, 14 September 2021.

COVID-19 update - 14 September

From: Professor Eugene Athan, Director of Barwon South West Public Health Unit  COVID update There is one new COVID-19 case in our region, a Torquay resident, announced in today’s...

Monday, 13 September 2021.

COVID-19 update - 13 September

From: Professor Eugene Athan, Director of Barwon South West Public Health Unit  COVID update There are a total of 13 active cases in the region, including three new cases reported in...
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