More locations have been added to Queensland Health’s contact tracing list after confirmation the partner of a quarantine hotel cleaner has now also tested positive.
The Greater Brisbane area’s strict lockdown ended at 6:00pm on Monday, but some restrictions will remain in place for another 10 days.
Anyone in the South Burnett who has visited the Greater Brisbane area – even for a medical appointment – since January 2 should self-isolate from 6:00pm on Friday, Mayor Brett Otto has warned.
A snap three-day lockdown of the Greater Brisbane area was announced by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Friday morning.
Visitors are still allowed at all Queensland hospitals – as long as they have not been in a declared COVID-19 hotpot within the previous 14 days.
Fragments of the COVID-19 virus have been detected at four new locations in Queensland.
Traces of the COVID-19 virus have been detected in the sewage at two more sites in south-east Queensland.
The Darling Downs Health executive team and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington inspected Stage 1 of the new Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment on Thursday.
Queensland Health has expanded the list of venues linked to visits by a NSW woman confirmed to have COVID-19.
Anyone who flew into Brisbane on Wednesday on Virgin flight VA-925 – or who visited the Glen Hotel at Eight Mile Plains the same day – has been urged to be alert for COVID-19 symptoms.
Queensland Health will create a “Nurse Navigator Cancer Care and Chronic Disease” role – based in Toowoomba – to service cancer patients in the South Burnett and beyond.
Research into positive parenting in Indigenous communities is one of 14 health programs to receive funding under Round 2 of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship program.
A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.
Kingaroy Hospital is again accepting Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme forms face-to-face, a Darling Downs Health spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.
The first patients have been treated – and the first baby born – in Kingaroy’s new $92.5 million hospital.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has sought answers from the State Government in relation to the closure of counter service at the Kingaroy Hospital Patient Travel Subsidy office.
The construction cost of the new Kingaroy Hospital has blown out to $92.5 million on the eve of the first patients being shifted into the new facility.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington was ejected from State Parliament during Question Time on Wednesday morning after querying the level of mental health services planned at the new Kingaroy Hospital.
The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest challenge South Burnett CTC has faced in many years, according to chairman John Box.