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Community updates

2 June 2020

Posted on 30 June 2020

VACCHO recognises that it has been an especially difficult time, and many Community members are working tirelessly to support the social and emotional wellbeing of friends and loved ones. The current COVID-19 context has a range of impacts on our mental and physical health, and practicing social distancing—while necessary—can make us feel alienated and removed from our most cherished support systems.

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5 May 2020

Posted on 8 May 2020

Community transmission of COVID-19 is continuing to decrease across the State of Victoria.

To date, there have been 4 cases of COVID-19 ranging in ages from 30-59. This is down from 5 as reported last week due to inaccurate reporting. This will hopefully be addressed in the coming days and weeks to give us a better sense of Community transmission in our Communities. 

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14 April 2020

Posted on 14 April 2020

We are so lucky to have seen minimal to no spread of COVID-19 in our Aboriginal Communities. VACCHO and its Members want to thank Aboriginal Communities across the State who are staying home and still providing supports to their families, just in different ways. We know that it is a difficult and confusing time, but we must persevere as this is temporary.

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31 March 2020

Posted on 31 March 2020

VACCHO acknowledges that this is a challenging period for everyone. We are committed to doing all that we can to keep everyone informed and healthy during this time. 

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20 March 2020

Posted on 20 March 2020

Many of us now know that we are way off this pandemic reaching its peak and that the most expert health advice, is telling us we need to have a concerted focus on containment (to delay and flatten the pandemic curve) which means self-isolation, and seriously minimising all exposure and contact with others.

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