We hear from Jeanette Lloyd (Carevan Vice Chair) about Carevan Wagga’s decision to postpone their official opening and their recent difficult decision to cancel food services due to covid-19 concerns, a message to stay calm from the CEO Aldi Australia – are people listening, and we catch up with the Manager of Wagga Meals on…

Latest statistics – Taken from NSW Health website As of 8pm 19 March 2020: Cases Count Confirmed cases 353 Deaths 6 Cases tested and excluded 40,298 New cases There have been an additional 46 cases reported in NSW in the past 24 hours. Age and sex breakdown of confirmed cases reported in NSW By sex and age…

As Australians continue to reel from the sight of empty supermarket shelves the community is looking for someone to blame.  Local government curfews regulating when supermarkets can have goods delivered have come in for criticism. “This criticism of local governments is not justified” said the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) Mayor David O’Loughlin.  “When approached by…

Media release: Scott Morrison Facebook Australia is securing its borders. A ban on all non citizens entering the country will take effect from 9pm AEDT tomorrow (20 March). Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family will continue to be allowed in but will still be subject to 14 days of self isolation. Also, if…

From today, pharmacists will be enforcing Federal Government direction to limit dispensing and sales of prescriptions and certain over the counter medicines for the benefit of all Australians. These limits will apply to particular classes of medicines for which unavailability would result in significant health impacts for patients should treatment be interrupted or delayed. PSA…

Latest statistics As of 11am 19 March 2020: Cases Count Confirmed cases 307 Deaths 5 Cases tested and excluded 38,782 New cases There have been an additional 50 cases reported in NSW in the past 24 hours Age and sex breakdown of confirmed cases reported in NSW Age group Female Male Total​ 10-19 5 6 11…

Home isolation guidance for close contacts and recently returned travellers You need to isolate yourself in your home or hotel if you have been: in contact with a person sick with COVID-19 infection travelled overseas in the past 14 days. How long do I need to be in home isolation? If you have been overseas, you…