Territorians are urged to take advantage of the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine available to all children and young adults aged 1-19 years in the NT.
People in the Northern Territory are urged to stay at home if they have gastro and be vigilant about hand washing following a rise in gastro cases across the Top End.
Statement from Director Medical Services, Royal Darwin Hospital, Dr Alison Maclean:The peak in demand at Royal Darwin Hospital is now easing and patient flow is improving.
Statement from Director of Medical Services, Royal Darwin Hospital, Dr Alison Maclean.Royal Darwin Hospital is currently experiencing another peak in bed demand.
This is the time of the year when biting midges are out in force. High numbers are expected from 8 to 14 August coinciding with the new moon, with a further increase around the full moon from 23 to 29 August.
Two cases of meningococcal W (MenW) disease have been confirmed in the Top End of the Northern Territory.
Come and check out the new Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH) on Saturday 11 August from 9am until 1pm.
The Central Australia Health Service (CAHS) is encouraging people to register to become an organ and tissue donor this week during DonateLife Week.
The Tamarind Centre opened their 'Akuna' sensory garden this week, providing Top End Mental Health Service consumers, and staff with a calming outdoor space to relax and reflect.
The Central Australia Health Service is celebrating the extraordinary legacy of Aboriginal women during NAIDOC Week, 8–15 July.