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High School students to explore career options in health

High school students from across Darwin and Palmerston are expected at today’s interactive ‘Health Careers to Try’ Day at Royal Darwin Hospital to experience what it is like to work in the health sector.

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Take ‘I Ask’ seriously

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the Central Australia Health Service, in collaboration with other community organisations, is drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual violence in our community.

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Finalists announced for 2019 NT Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

The finalists in the 16th annual Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards have been announced in Alice Springs.

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Consider Advance Care Planning

The Central Australia Health Service is inviting members of the community to start conversations with loved ones about what living well means to them and to reflect on who they would want to speak for them if they were too sick to speak for themselves.

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Elevate the consent conversation through Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme is ‘I ask’.

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Widespread Kunjin virus activity in Top End

The Department of Health advises Top End residents and visitors to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with widespread Kunjin virus activity detected in the Darwin region.

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Measles Update - Vaccination program extended

UPDATE as of 10 April 2019, 30 cases of measles have been reported in the Greater Darwin area.

UPDATE as of Friday 5 April 2019, Measles cases in the Greater Darwin area have reached 28 since the outbreak began in mid-February.

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Updated Water Boil Alert

The Precautionary Advice for Drinking Water (Water Boil Alert) issued for Groote Eylandt has been cancelled.

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Melioidosis alert

The Department of Health is asking residents in the Gulf Country and people assisting in the clean-up to be aware of the risks of melioidosis.

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Food safety after Cyclone Trevor

The Department of Health is reminding residents returning home to be especially aware of food safety in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.