Media releases

  • Health Minister announces site location for new Shellharbour Hospital
    20 May 2021

    Site announced for new Shellharbour Hospital

    The Illawarra is set to receive a huge boost to health services across the region, with a site now chosen for the new Shellharbour Hospital, and plans to expand bed capacity and services at Bulli and Wollongong and build a new community health facility at Warrawong.
    • Shellharbour Hospital
  • Health care workers Kristine and Matthew
    24 March 2021

    Vaccine rollout begins in the Shoalhaven

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District’s third COVID-19 vaccine clinic has opened at Shoalhaven Hospital, with frontline health care workers rolling up their sleeves to receive the first jabs this morning.
    • 2021 media releases
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    18 February 2021

    Call for expressions of interest for NSW Health Boards

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Local health District (ISLHD) is seeking expressions of interest for its board, providing the opportunity to play a leadership role in the delivery of a world-class health care in New South Wales.
    • 2021 media releases
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    16 February 2021

    Legionella alert

    Further to the NSW Health alert issued on Friday regarding an increase in cases of Legionnaires’ disease, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) is advising residents to be on the lookout for symptoms of the disease following notification of a number of local cases.
    • 2021 media releases
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    30 December 2020

    Updated COVID-19 advice and new local venues

    Note: this update is current as at 30 December 2020. Please visit the main ISLHD COVID-19 page for current information.  
    • COVID-19