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coronavirus (COVID-19)

Residents of the Flemington and North Melbourne public housing towers under hard lockdown who need assistance or support can contact the Housing Call Centre or Community Connector Program on 1800 961 054.

Find out how and where to get tested for COVID-19 at cohealth.

For general information about COVID-19 call the Victorian Government’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. You can ask for an interpreter in your language.

Some appointments and health services will stop or change to reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, go to cancellations and appointments.

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medically supervised injecting facility is welcome at cohealth

cohealth welcomes today’s announcement that its community health centre in the city is the Victorian Government’s preferred location for a second Medically Supervised Injecting Facility in Victoria.

Nicole Bartholomeusz, cohealth Chief Executive, said that a medically supervised injecting room located at cohealth in the city gives cohealth the opportunity to minimise harm for individuals at risk and potentially save lives.

Being one of Victoria’s largest community health organisations providing a range of health and social support services for many years, cohealth is extremely well placed to deliver this type of service. cohealth is dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of the community, with a focus on those who are more vulnerable.

More information: see the media release.

Image courtesy of North Richmond Community Health.

North Richmond medically supervised injecting room
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