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Pharmacists able to vaccinate kids

Territory parents with children aged 10 to 15 are now able to visit their local pharmacy for a flu shot.

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Palliative Care is more than you think

Territory Palliative Care is spreading the word. When it comes to palliative care, “it’s more than you think”.

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Investigating the introduction of the alcohol minimum unit price in the NT

First evaluation of the minimum alcohol unit price

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Kunjin virus alert

People in the East Arnhem region and Central Australia are being warned to protect themselves against the mosquito-borne disease, Kunjin virus.

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Territorians asked to evaluate hospital visits

Northern Territory Health is asking Territorians to reassess whether or not they need to attend Northern Territory hospitals.

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Expression of Interest - Representatives - National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum

The Department of Health Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Branch is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified persons with a lived experience of mental illness or a lived experience of caring for someone with mental illness, to represent the Northern Territory on the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF).

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Restricting visitor hours at RDH

Royal Darwin and Palmerston Hospitals are restricting visiting hours from Friday 19 March to minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to patients.

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Get some ZZZs to help your health

This World Sleep Day (13 March) NT Health wants to help Territorians get a good night’s sleep and learn about the importance of some shuteye for better health.

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COVID-19 Northern Territory Update

NT Health has continued to trace all those people considered close contacts of the 52-year-old man with COVID-19 infection from the QF840 flight from Sydney on Tuesday to advise them to self-isolate.

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UPDATE: COVID-19 case confirmed in Darwin

On 4 March a 52-year-old man tested positive for COVID-19 in Darwin, becoming the first confirmed case in the Northern Territory.