Media releases

  • Special Health Accommodation room
    14 September 2021

    COVID-19 accommodation service to commence

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) has further increased its capacity to care for local confirmed COVID cases, with a Special Health Accommodation (SHA) facility now established within the vacant portion of the new Bulli Hospital.
    • 2021 media releases
  • 09 August 2021

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Mass Vaccination Centre opens its doors

    The Illawarra Shoalhaven’s COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Centre in the Wollongong CBD has officially opened its doors today, offering vaccine doses to eager locals who have previously booked online.
    • 2021 media releases
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    05 August 2021

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Mass Vaccination Centre set to open next week

    Construction of the Illawarra Shoalhaven mass COVID-19 vaccination centre is in its final stages, with the Wollongong CBD facility set to open its doors next Monday, 9 August.
    • 2021 media releases
  • Chris Bertinshaw
    13 July 2021

    Chris Bertinshaw appointed as Chair of Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

    Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Chief Executive, Margot Mains has welcomed Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazzard’s appointment of Chris Bertinshaw as Chair of the District’s Board. Mr Chris Bertinshaw takes over from Professor Denis King OAM, who has served in the position since 2011.
    • 2021 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