Media releases

  • Arman Schwarz - Tibra Capital Foundation with Professor Kate Curtis, Dr Alan Davey-Quinn, Nicole Sheppard and Dr Bruce Ashford
    02 April 2020

    Local foundation boosts ventilator and PPE stocks

    Local hospitals will receive a major boost to their critical supplies, including additional life-saving equipment and thousands of surgical masks, thanks to a donation by the Tibra Capital Foundation as COVID-19 preparedness continues.
    • 2020 Media Releases
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    31 March 2020

    Further limits to hospital visitors

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has today implemented further restrictions on visiting hospital patients, in a bid to minimise the spread of COVID-19.  From today, there will be restricted hours for essential visits to patients in general wards at all of the District’s hospitals:
    • COVID-19
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    23 March 2020

    COVID-19 Assessment Clinics open at Shoalhaven and Shellharbour

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has established two more dedicated COVID-19 Assessment Clinics, so those with symptoms that meet the clinical criteria may be tested and treated more quickly.
  • COVID-19 updates
    20 March 2020

    Elective Surgery and Intensive Care at Wollongong Hospital

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District response to COVID-19 is moving to an increased level of preparedness, with moves now underway to build intensive care capacity at Wollongong Hospital, starting with changes to elective surgery from next week.
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    19 March 2020

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District limits hospital visitors

    As part of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District's (ISLHD) response to COVID-19, visitor numbers are now being limited at each of the area's hospitals.
    • 2020 Media Releases