NT Health is warning about the threat of cellulitis, which often starts as a small cut sustained camping or fishing, but is one of the leading causes of potentially preventable hospitalisations (PPH) in the Top End.
The Chief Health Officer has issued a heat health alert with extreme heat conditions expected across the Top End this week.
Residents and visitors to the Top End need to be aware about the increased risk of getting the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis, following recent wet weather.
Residents along the northern NT coast are reminded to protect themselves from mosquito bites, with salt marsh mosquito numbers expected to drastically increase from 16 October following heavy rainfall.
Eight women die every day in Australia from breast cancer which is why NT Health is urging Territorians to learn more about this disease.
NT Health is encouraging Territorians with diabetes to learn how the health of their feet is important for their overall health.
NT Health is reminding people living and travelling in Central Australia to get a COVID-19 test if you have flu-like symptoms.
As temperatures and humidity rise in the Top End, Territorians and visitors need to be aware of increasing numbers of box jellyfish – or ‘stingers’ – in coastal waters.
On 1 October the Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) will open the doors to its new premises at the top of the Todd Mall in Alice Springs.
Nominations for the 2020 Northern Territory Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Practitioner Excellence Awards open today.