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COVID-19 Tracked In Sewage

COVID-19 Tracked In Sewage

Australian researchers have achieved the first step in developing an early warning surveillance system to track the prevalence of COVID-19 in the community by testing raw sewage.

COVID-19 Total Passes 1000

COVID-19 Total Passes 1000

More than 1000 people have now tested positive to COVID-19 in Queensland, official figures released by Queensland Health on Wednesday show.

LifeFlight Upgrades For COVID-19

LifeFlight Upgrades For COVID-19

RACQ LifeFlight helicopters have recently been modified to protect pilots, doctors, nurses and paramedics from the threat of COVID-19 during emergency flights

Phase I Vaccine Trial

Phase I Vaccine Trial

An Australian-based company has announced it will begin Phase I testing of a possible COVID-19 vaccine in Brisbane and Melbourne within weeks.

New COVID-19 Case

New COVID-19 Case

Queensland has had just five new cases of COVID-19 confirmed since Tuesday, however one of these is in the Darling Downs Health region.

Older Drivers Told To Stay Home

Older Drivers Told To Stay Home

Drivers aged 75 and over will no longer have to visit their doctor or optometrist for a medical certificate to keep their licences – at least until the COVID-19 crisis ends.

Emergency Training For Workers

Emergency Training For Workers

Specialist doctors have visited Kingaroy Hospital as part of an emergency medicine training program by Darling Downs Health targeting COVID-19.

COVID-19 Clinic Hours Change

COVID-19 Clinic Hours Change

Darling Downs Health’s drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic, set up at the Baillie Henderson Hospital campus in Toowoomba, has updated its opening hours during weekends and public holidays.

Council Releases Food Safety Videos

Council Releases Food Safety Videos

South Burnett Regional Council has released two videos that provide some basic information about food safety for businesses diversifying during the COVID-19 crisis.

Restrictions Likely For Six Months

Restrictions Likely For Six Months

Queenslanders are again being warned to stay at home this Easter with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urging people to do the right thing and “stay in their suburb”.

No Time For Daytripping

No Time For Daytripping

Thinking of taking a leisurely day trip exploring the countryside over Easter? Don’t. The reality is you could be fined …

No New Cases In Darling Downs

No New Cases In Darling Downs

Queensland Health has recorded 13 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since Monday, raising the State total to 934, but there is good news locally with no new cases recorded in the Darling Downs Health region.