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High-rise public housing residents welcome new community health program

July 13th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

High-rise public housing residents in North Melbourne – who are still reeling from one of the harshest COVID-19 lockdown measures – are set to be supported by a new community health program.


Cohealth Kangas provides connection for people living with homelessness and disability

July 13th, 2022 - Sean Car

A mixed football team made up of people experiencing homelessness, mental ill-health and disabilities, took part in an inspiring game of footy at Kensington’s JJ Holland Reserve last month.

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West Melbourne, CBD COVID vaccine clinics open for kids

February 17th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

Cohealth opened its West Melbourne vaccination clinic to 5- to 11-year-olds on January 10, in addition to a new CBD vaccination clinic at the Drill Hall opposite Queen Victoria Market.

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Why does Melbourne have the state’s lowest vaccination rate?

October 18th, 2021 - David Schout

Federal figures indicated that, in mid-September, the City of Melbourne had the lowest vaccination levels in all of Victoria. A deeper dive into the figures, however, suggests there could be an explanation for this.

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“All hands-on deck” to help Afghan refugee arrivals

October 18th, 2021 - Brendan Rees

For Amelia Tauoqooqo, a Cohealth nurse on the COVID-19 frontline in West Melbourne and the CBD, the call to assist Afghan refugees has been heartbreaking but concedes “you’ll never find a more pragmatic, resilient group of people”.

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