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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.

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Time to put smart eating on the menu in Alice Springs

The Central Australian Health Service (CAHS) dietitians are throwing their supporting behind Alice Springs locals to help them live healthy lives, through smart eating.

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New “Yellow Book” Health Record launched

The new NT Child Health Record – more commonly known as the Yellow Book, was launched on Wednesday 31 January at the Nylander Clinic in Parap.

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Wet weather increases mosquito disease risk

Top End, Katherine and Barkly region residents are urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites, with mosquito numbers expected to increase following the heavy rainfall associated with the monsoonal activity. Numbers are likely to increase from Saturday 3 February and will remain elevated until areas dry up.

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Water Boil Alert for Daly River Community (Nauiyu)

A precautionary advice for drinking water has been issued today for the Daly River Community and surrounding premises, following advice from the Power and Water Corporation that the water supply has been disrupted.