News and articles

  • 22 October 2021

    Daily COVID Update

    Visit the COVID-19 section of our website for details on daily local COVID-19 cases, including a breakdown by Local Government Area and postcode and a list of COVID venues. 
    • COVID-19
  • Man drawing a heart image with a red marker
    11 May 2021

    New cardiothoracic services

    Illawarra Shoalhaven patients will soon receive complex cardiothoracic treatment close to home, with the region’s first specialist Cardiothoracic Surgery Service opening this year.
    • Wollongong Hospital
  • Dr Niladri Ghosh
    15 March 2021

    Vaccine rollout begins at Wollongong Hospital Vaccination Hub

    Pictured above: ISLHD Infectious Diseases Specialist, Dr Niladri Ghosh was the first person to receive the vaccine in the Wollongong Hospital Hub.
    • 2021 media releases
  • Statistics show 28 per cent of teens who began drank excessively during COVID, want to reduce their drinking.
    01 March 2021

    ISLHD partnership helping reduce teen alcohol use

      The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) is stepping up its early intervention and prevention approaches to address harmful drinking habits which may have developed during COVID-19, especially among young people.
    • drugs and alcohol
  • green background with words COVID-19
    21 December 2020

    New site for Shellharbour COVID-19 Assessment Clinic

    Note: Visit the COVID-19 Assessment Clinics webpage for the latest information on clinics in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions.  
    • COVID-19