Entries by Leanne Hoffmann

Board Bulletin – August 2021

Supporting our vulnerable Clients during COVID lockdowns In the face of lockdown our YDHS Social Support Group have been busy preparing ‘take home packs’ for our over 65’s community social group.  These take-home packs, that were delivered to the clients home, include many items from their regular program.  Each pack is tailored to the clients […]

Board Bulletin – July 2021

COVID CLINICS At the request of the Gippsland Public Health Unit YDHS ran multiple rapid response COVID swabbing clinics in the Commercial Road driveway.  These clinics resulted in over 30 swabs being carried out per clinic. YDHS continues to run clinics for Pfizer and Astra Zeneca immunisations every Tuesday and Friday respectively.  Bookings for Pfizer […]

Board Bulletin – June 2021

WOMEN’S CLINIC We are pleased to announce that a women’s clinic has commenced at the Yarram Medical Centre.  These clinics will be conducted by an experienced sexual health nurse for cervical screenings, contraceptive advice and screening for sexually transmitted diseases.   ENGAGE!  YOUTH PROGRAM Our youth program has received extended funding enabling YDHS to continue […]

Board Bulletin – May 2021

BOARD BULLETIN – MAY 2021   THANK YOU In May we celebrated Volunteer Week with a special function held to thank and welcome our volunteers back to YDHS. Our volunteers are highly motivated, valued individuals who provide an extensive array of assistance. We look forward to achieving many great things with this group in the […]

Board Bulletin – April 2021

Yarram & District Health Service Board Bulletin – April 2021  Client Story Since October 2020 YDHS have provided 154 Samsung Tablets, covers, sim cards and credit for 1 year to consumers in our community. The aim of the funding was to link consumers who may be socially isolated with technology to be able connect with […]

Board Bulletin – March 2021

Consumer Partnership Group Yarram and District Health Service is reinvigorating its Consumer Partnership Group and the Board encourages members of our community to engage with us in this initiative.  The group is a two-way forum for the exchange of information and ideas between community and the health service, all of which help to improve the […]