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    • SEPTEMBER 4, 2020
    A warm Spring welcome to Dr Bronwyn Henderson

    A warm Spring welcome to Dr Bronwyn Henderson

    As we greet these first days of Spring, it seems fitting to be extending a warm welcome to Dr Bronwyn Henderson. Dr Henderson is the newest member of our practice GP team taking our tally of GPs joining us since August 2019, to six . This team of six now comprises doctors Nadira Khan, Shenoa Holliday, Gareth Carroll, Polina Smerdova, Lisa Brown and Bronwyn Henderson.

    Bronwyn started her clinical career in 2005 as an intensive care paramedic and clinical education tutor in Auckland. Since 2017 she  has been a resident medical officer and an emergency department registrar at Wollongong and Shoalhaven hospitals. In March Bronwyn was appointed an occasional locum emergency department (ED) registrar at Moruya and Batemans Bay Hospitals.

    Dr Henderson is now consulting Tuesday to Thursday at our Moruya practice.  

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    • AUGUST 12, 2020
    Eurobodalla Coronavirus update

    Eurobodalla Coronavirus update

    Eurobodalla has six active cases, with three cases related to the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club having been released from isolation and are no longer infectious, however still have lingering symptoms.

    In the last 24 hours (as @ 1400 11 August 2020), three new cases have been confirmed in the Eurobodalla. The cases are all known close contacts of a recently identified case in Batemans Bay.

    One case is linked to Batemans Bay High School, with another case linked to Batemans Bay Public School.  The third case is not linked to either school.

    Both Batemans Bay High School and Batemans Bay Public School have each had a confirmed case of COVID-19 attend whilst infectious. Both schools are closed to enable cleaning to take place. The two cases did not attend any before or after school care services or catch any school buses.

    Contact Tracing & Isolation
    The Public Health Unit is working closely with the schools involved.

    Staff and students who attend the schools and are identified as a close contact will receive an SMS informing them of this status.  This SMS notification for students will also be sent to parents and carers. Close contacts will also be provided with additional information about testing and isolation. If your child is identified as a close contact and you are unable to isolate from your child, you will be required to self-isolate for the same 14-day period, along with anyone in the household who is unable to isolate from the close contact. Continue reading for more important information and links

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    • AUGUST 3, 2020
    Parenting during Covid-19 – how to help your children and yourself

    Parenting during Covid-19 – how to help your children and yourself

    COVID-19 has changed the way of life for many parents and their children. It’s important that parents, carers and their children feel supported through this ever changing and stressful event.

    Our RN Kate Tiller has special training in paediatrics and as mother of two young children she well understands it’s a testing time for all, with many parents and carers looking for information to help themselves and their children cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

    Kate advises that although the pandemic may feel overwhelming, there are some small things we can do that may help. Follow the read more link and also see the videos for children and helpful links to great resources which Kate has found.

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    • JULY 27, 2020
    Unsure if wearing a mask is worth it? Watch this revealing video.

    Unsure if wearing a mask is worth it? Watch this revealing video.

    If you’re not sure whether wearing a face mask is worth it, or you need to wear a mask but are unsure which type, this new research should help you decide. Professor Raina MacIntyre – head of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW and her team took videos of what happens when you talk, cough and sneeze in different scenarios — while not wearing a mask, wearing two different types of cloth masks, or wearing a surgical mask. You should also treat your mask like underwear – don’t take it off in public. Watch this revealing video and read more –  follow the link here.

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