Category: Health and Wellbeing

Pink background with woman in wheelchair. Text reads Stay Well this Winter

Stay well this Winter:

22 July 2022

This winter, we’re back out there – but so are COVID-19 and the flu.COVID-19 rates are high, and Victoria has recorded more cases of the flu so far thisyear than the whole of 2020 and 2021 combined. That’s why it’s so important to dowhat we can to stay well this winter. The good news is, […]

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Text: Alfred Health Speak better health together

Seeking carers and people living with disability to help co-design healthcare services

4 July 2022

The SPEAK Project aims to improve healthcare for people with disability. The project focuses on autistic people, people with intellectual disability, and people with communication support needs. The project is an initiative of Alfred Health and aims to ensure people with disabililities and their carers feel safe, understood and supported while in hospital. They are […]

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Free flu shots for all Victorians in June 2022

31 May 2022

Free flu shots will be offered between to all Victorians aged six months and over from 1 – 30 June. Cases of flu in Victoria have increased by more than 30 percent at the end of May. With case numbers rising so quickly it’s more important than ever that Victorians protect themselves, their loved ones […]

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Help stop the flu in 2022

18 May 2022

With the easing of international and domestic public health measures arising from the COVID-19 global pandemic, a resurgence of influenza is expected in 2022, with the Australian community potentially more vulnerable to the virus this Winter. The ‘flu shot’ is your protection against this virus and a way in which we can protect those who […]

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