What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Telehealth Rebates Extended

Telehealth Rebates Extended

The National Rural Health Alliance, the peak body for rural health in Australia, has welcomed the Federal Government’s expansion of Medicare rebates for telehealth consultations until March 31 next year.

One New Case In Qld

One New Case In Qld

One new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Queensland on Thursday – a healthcare worker linked to the Ipswich Hospital cluster.

COVID-19 Restrictions Relax

COVID-19 Restrictions Relax

COVID-19 restrictions in the South Burnett have been relaxed back to the level which existed prior to the recent Toowoomba scare.

‘Too Early To Relax’

‘Too Early To Relax’

Health Minister Dr Steven Miles has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic has not peaked globally – despite there being no new cases to report in Queensland for the second day in a row.

31 Active Cases In Qld

31 Active Cases In Qld

There are now 31 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland following the confirmation of three new cases on Saturday and two on Friday.

No New Cases Reported

No New Cases Reported

There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Queensland on Thursday however Queensland Health released an updated list of contact tracing alerts.

Eight Cases Added To Tally

Eight Cases Added To Tally

Eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Wednesday – the largest daily number since the latest cluster began in mid-August.

Medical Students Go Bush

Medical Students Go Bush

Record numbers of university students are heading to rural and remote areas to build a career in health, according to a new report.

Two More Cases Confirmed

Two More Cases Confirmed

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Queensland on Monday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 27.

One New Case Reported

One New Case Reported

Queensland Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, a woman aged in her 60s living on Russell Island.

Three New Cases In Qld

Three New Cases In Qld

Three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Tuesday but only two of the people were infected locally.

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

No Lockdown For Cherbourg

COVID-19 restrictions introduced on Monday will not see the Cherbourg community go into lockdown again, but visitors from pandemic hot spots are not being encouraged.

Chance To Chat About Issues

Chance To Chat About Issues

Ten South Burnett residents with low to mid-range mental health issues will now have the opportunity to have regular chats with pre-graduate psychology students in a unique partnership.

Hospital, Aged Care Restrictions

Hospital, Aged Care Restrictions

The COVID-19 directions in the South Burnett and Cherbourg also mean new restrictions for visitors at hospitals, aged care centres and disability accommodation providers.

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