MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 8 MARCH 2021

It’s International Women’s Day! Let’s #choosetochallenge to help forge a gender equal world. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ­čśĚ ┬áHealth News Restrictions in NSW schools have been loosened from today, with parents welcome back on site and no limits on group singing/chanting/recitation, amongst other changes. See https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/advice-for-families for all the details. The NSW vaccine program is underway, with 5…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 1 MARCH 2021

­čśĚ ┬áHealth News NSW continues its run of no new community transmission! Restrictions have been eased further, commencing last Friday – see the details here: https://www.nsw.gov.au/media-releases/restrictions-will-be-eased-from-26-february The NSW vaccine program is underway, with 5 regional hubs and 99 regional satellite sites to start opening from 15 March. The initial focus will be on frontline health…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 22 FEBRUARY 2021

­čśĚ ┬áHealth News NSW continues its run of no new community transmission! Victoria has returned to “COVIDSafe Summer” restrictions after the snap lockdown last weekend. The Australian vaccination program has commenced – the ABC has an excellent resource to answer questions about the vaccinations here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2021-02-22/covid-19-vaccines-pfizer-astrazeneca-australia-coronavirus/13158870?nw=0 Ôä╣ COVID in the Workplace Update JobKeeper is still…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 8 FEBRUARY 2021

­čśĚ ┬áHealth News A returned overseas traveller in NSW has returned a positive COVID test 16 days after entering hotel quarantine. There have been two new cases in hotel quarantine staff in Victoria, raising a concern of aerosol transmission and quarantine protocols given that the affected staff members had no direct contact with active cases.…