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Focus on Sexual Assault during April in Central Australia

The Central Australian Health Service’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is planning a number of events throughout the month in collaboration with other Central Australia stakeholders, including the Alice Springs Women’s Shelter, Central Aboriginal Family Legal Unit and the Central Australia Women’s Legal Service.

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Minimise the guilt this Easter

It is that time of year where the shelves are filled to the brim with all sorts of delicious chocolate eggs, bunnies and bilbies.

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Water boil alert lifted for Darwin, Palmerston and surrounding area

The precautionary advice for drinking water (Boil Water Alert) has been cancelled for Darwin, Palmerston and surrounding area.

Tap water is safe to drink.

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Post cyclone melioidosis warning

In the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Marcus, Top End residents and visitors are being urged to continue protecting themselves from the potentially life-threatening soil-borne disease, melioidosis.

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Lifted: Boil Water Alert for Darwin, Palmerston and surrounding areas

Lifted: Boil Water Alert for Darwin, Palmerston and surrounding areas

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Central Australians encouraged to get a kidney health check

The Central Australia Health Service is promoting healthy kidneys during Kidney Health Week 5 - 11 March 2018.

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Peak in demand at Royal Darwin Hospital easing

The peak in demand at Royal Darwin Hospital is easing.

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Dedicated health staff running in this year's QBR

A dedicated group of health staff will be on the national stage next week after being selected as Baton Bearers for the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay.

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Murray Valley encephalitis alert for the Katherine

Residents and visitors in the Katherine region are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus activity detected.

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Aboriginal Health Innovation project easy to swallow

The Central Australia Health Service has created resources to promote eating, drinking and swallowing safely. The videos and posters were produced by Alice Springs Hospital Speech Pathology Department, with the help of the Aboriginal Health Innovation Sponsorship Fund 2017.