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COVID-19 testing is important

NT Health  is reminding people living and travelling in Central Australia to get a COVID-19 test if you have flu-like symptoms.

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Box jellyfish in Territory coastal waters

As temperatures and humidity rise in the Top End, Territorians and visitors need to be aware of increasing numbers of box jellyfish – or ‘stingers’ – in coastal waters.

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Midwifery Group Practice relocates in Alice Springs

On 1 October the Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) will open the doors to its new premises at the top of the Todd Mall in Alice Springs.

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Students focus of health worker awards

Nominations for the 2020 Northern Territory Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Practitioner Excellence Awards open today.

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Never too early to read to your baby!

The Special Care Nursery at the Royal Darwin Hospital is promoting the importance of reading to babies by taking part in a read-a-thon this September.

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Wear your favourite jersey to promote organ donation

Territorians are being encouraged to wear their favourite sporting jerseys to work or school tomorrow for Jersey Day to highlight the importance of organ donation.

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Learn the signs of Stroke

A stroke happens every seven minutes in Australia with more than 56,000 strokes experienced by Australians each year.

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Health Alert - increased heat conditions

High temperatures and increased heat conditions are forecast for the Top End in coming days.

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Smoky conditions - health alert

The bushfires currently burning in the Greater Darwin region and Top End have led to smoky conditions that may be a risk to people with respiratory ailments.

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Helping Territory tradies stay healthy

August is Tradies National Health Month and NT Health is encouraging Territory tradies to look after their health.