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Influenza Vaccination Day 2022

March 23rd, 2022 - Jack Hayes

In April 2011, the Immunisation Coalition (known as the Influenza Specialist Group back then) held its first free Influenza Vaccination Day at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate House, with a large media presence and 16 volunteers to be vaccinated on camera.


Support from the ground up

March 23rd, 2022 - David Schout

Poor quality footwear, exposure to the elements and substandard living conditions can have a ravaging impact on the feet of those experiencing homelessness, but a CBD street podiatry program seeks to address these concerns, and a recent study has shown its positive impact runs even deeper.

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Overdose fatals spark calls for health-based solution

March 23rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A CBD-based non-for-profit community health agency that works with vulnerable citizens says there is a lot of work needed to educate the community and “shift perceptions” of people who use drugs.

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“Everyone has COVID”

January 27th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Despite dire warnings about COVID ripping through the CBD and decimating the workforce, brave defenders of the culture are showing how to deal with it.

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CBD, West Melbourne COVID vaccine clinics open for kids

January 27th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

Cohealth has welcomed 5- to 11-year-olds to a new CBD vaccination clinic at the Drill Hall opposite Queen Victoria Market, also opening its West Melbourne vaccination clinic to 5 to 11-year-olds from January 10.

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New harvest for Citywide

May 25th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge
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