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Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are You Okay? Really Okay?

Are you okay? Are you REALLY okay? If not, that’s okay, too. There’s no shame … many people are doing it tough these days.

Grant For Hall Upgrade

Grant For Hall Upgrade

SBcare Inc in Kingaroy has received $524,760 from the State Government’s Community Infrastructure Investment Partnership competitive grants program.

New Alerts In Brisbane

New Alerts In Brisbane

Queensland Health has issued a public health alert for COVID-19 contact tracing locations in Archerfield and the Westfield Garden City shopping centre in Upper Mount Gravatt.

MP Responds To NDIS Petition

MP Responds To NDIS Petition

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has replied to a petition seeking to amend legislation for the NDIS to be extended to all Australians regardless of age.

Petition Calls For NDIS Change

Petition Calls For NDIS Change

As a driver for Centacare in Brisbane, Sam Cristaldi spent many years caring for people with disabilities, picking them up and taking them to the hospital or other medical appointments … now he reckons it should be his turn.

More Clinics This Month

More Clinics This Month

The Darling Downs Health mobile women’s health nurses have clinics planned this month in Wondai, Proston, Kingaroy, Nanango and Blackbutt.

PHN CEO To Retire

PHN CEO To Retire

Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health Network CEO Merrilyn Strohfeldt has announced she will retire at the end of 2021.  

COVID Clinic Coming Back

COVID Clinic Coming Back

Darling Downs Health is returning to Cherbourg next week to provide more COVID-19 vaccinations for local residents – and there will also be a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about the vaccines.

Council Urges Agencies To Act

Council Urges Agencies To Act

A frustrated Cherbourg Council summoned welfare agencies to a public forum this week to focus attention on suicide and self-harm in the community.

Kingaroy LAC Thanks Dynamic Duo

Kingaroy LAC Thanks Dynamic Duo

“Thank you for your gift of time” … these were the words engraved on a special clock presented to John and Christine Box after they announced their retirement at this week’s Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee AGM.

Belle Thanks Her ‘Super Hero’

Belle Thanks Her ‘Super Hero’

Nurse Navigator Kate Trenoweth is a genuine “super hero”, at least in the eyes of a young patient she has been caring for at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane.

New Virus Spread By Mice

New Virus Spread By Mice

Rural residents are being reminded to keep practicing good hygiene, handwashing and cleaning after a number of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis cases have been reported in the Darling Downs Health region.

Come On Down To Super Clinic: Mayor

Come On Down To Super Clinic: Mayor

Cherbourg Mayor Elvie Sandow is happy that more than 300 people received a COVID vaccination at the special “super clinic” set up on Tuesday, but she hopes even more will turn up today and tomorrow.

Spots Open At Pfizer Clinic

Spots Open At Pfizer Clinic

Darling Downs Health says there are still plenty of appointments available at the Cherbourg COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination clinic this afternoon (Tuesday).

80,000 COVID Tests Carried Out

80,000 COVID Tests Carried Out

Darling Downs Health has tested 80,125 people for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic began in 2020, figures released by Queensland Health on Friday reveal.

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