A Message from our CEO: Visitation Update 1 July 2020

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To our residents, patients, families, carers and supporters, I am writing to update you on our response to the Victorian government’s cautious approach to areas that are being called ‘hot spots’ in Melbourne. As you will have no doubt seen, there has been a rise in people testing positive with COVID-19 and a number of […]

Maternal and Child Health Update to services

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Due to the increase in COVID 19 cases in Victoria and the tightening of the restrictions until July 31st, Hepburn Shire MCH Service, will be offering telephone consultations to all clients followed by a short face to face consultation all families to complete physical and Developmental assessments until 31st July. We will be following the […]

Please help us reduce local Covid cases

The outstanding local success in containing the Caronavirus pandemic can be attributed in no small part to the initiative, professionalism and hard work of Central Highlands Rural Health through its five locations in Daylesford, Kyneton, Creswick, Trentham and Clunes. Please consider offering a tax-deductible donation to Central Highlands Rural Health. In just a few short […]

Our Respiratory Assessment Clinics continue to test for the Coronavirus

The Respiratory Assessment Centres in Daylesford and Kyneton continue to offer testing to anyone in the community with symptoms of the coronavirus, no matter how mild. If you have any symptoms, it’s important to get tested and stay home. – Fever, chills or sweats – Cough – Sore throat – Shortness of breath – Runny […]

Local Ambassadors promote Men’s Health Week 2020 via a suite of men’s health videos

Local Ambassadors promote Men’s Health Week 2020 via a suite of men’s health videos! In celebration of Men’s Health Week the Population Health team at Central Highlands Rural Health have been busy creating some short videos comprising of local community Ambassadors to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of men’s health issues. Videos cover topics […]

Men’s Health Online Show Bag – Special Edition!

Men’s Health Week – Online Show Bag – Special Edition! Central Highlands Rural Health supported by Hepburn Shire Council are promoting Men’s Health Week 2020 across the Hepburn Shire. Men’s Health Week is celebrated across Australia and provides the opportunity to address men’s health issues by promoting positive health and wellbeing messaging specific for men […]

Leave Home Prepared – new resource

To help our clients prepare for the unlikely event of leaving home in an emergency, our Community Health team have developed a handy new resource – “Leave Home Prepared”. The postcard includes a list of common items to pack and space to complete personal details and emergency contacts. The new resource is designed to be […]

Men’s Health Week – Exercise and Iso

Tasman Nankervis is a Program Assistant with Healthy Mind and Movement at Kyneton Health. In recognition of Men’s Health Week, Tasman shares his experiences of ‘ISO’ – both as an Exercise Physiologist, and as a competitive mountain biker. He regularly publishes articles on his website about his greatest passions – racing and coaching. You can […]

A Message from our CEO: Visitation Update 2nd June 2020

To our residents, patients, families, carers and supporters, I am writing to give you a further update about how we are working to protect our residents and patients during the current outbreak of coronavirus​. Since introducing restricted visiting ​hours to our residential aged care facilities and acute hospitals in early May, the rate of COVID-19 […]

Maternal and Child Health back on deck

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Hepburn Shire Maternal and Child Health Service, will be offering face to face consultations to all families from the 1st July. We will be following the CHO/Commonwealth advice, we ask that only one adult and the child/baby being assessed is brought to the consultation. To ensure the continued safety of our community we request that […]