COVID vaccinations

By Dr. Philip | 25 February 2021
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Message from the health department“We understand your staff are likely to receive lots of questions about the Covid 19 vaccine. We encourage you to refer them to the Covid-19 vaccine helpline on 1800 020 080 or by email at covidvaccineenquiries@health.gov.au

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Vaccinations

By Dr. Philip | 22 February 2021
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There is a lot of understandable interest in when the COVID-19 vaccinations will arrive for distribution locally and we are getting many enquiries at the Medical Centre. At this stage we have not been informed and, although we predict that this situation will change in the very near future, we ask for patience. Please try…

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A two-part series about COVID vaccines and vaccines more broadly – Part 1

By Dr. Philip | 2 February 2021
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Introduction Associate Professor Priscilla Robinson is a semi-retired public health epidemiologist who has lived in Foster for many years. When she is not teaching public health and epidemiology, she occupies some of her time by serving on the South Gippsland Hospital Board. This is a two-part series to help Mirror readers and Facebook and webpage…

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COVID Vaccinations

By Dr. Philip | 2 February 2021
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The next big phase of the pandemic will be the vaccination of the population against COVID-19. This is what we have been waiting for! It provides our best chance of living more freely, more like pre-pandemic times, by helping to prevent death and serious illness from COVID-19. The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination is imminent.…

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Change in COVID status

By Dr. Philip | 1 January 2021
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Dear Friends and Patients, As you will be aware the COVID situation has changed again. This communication is to update you on how the situation is evolving in the state, particularly Gippsland. Gippsland Cases X 1 Confirmed case in Leongatha Primary and Secondary Contacts isolating / quarantining and being monitored by the Gippsland Public Health…

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Dealing with lockdown

By Dr. Philip | 26 August 2020
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A friend said that life is a little in grey monochrome at present. It certainly is. The colour and vibrancy of normal life is harder to find and we are only half way through this lockdown. On the positive is the fact that at present the strategy seems to be working and certainly the numbers…

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