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Tag: Isolation

Caravan isolation hub set up in regional NSW

A COVID-19 isolation hub, including 30 caravans, will be established in Wilcannia, one of NSW's hardest hit regional towns.

Infected men fined for breaching isolation

A coronavirus case who left isolation to buy dumbbells and three virus-infected removalists who travelled to regional NSW are among more than 150 people fined for breaching COVID rules in the past 24 hours.

Port of Newcastle seafarers mental health win

Many of the 29,000 seafarers who visit the Hunter each year are now keeping connected to friends and family, thanks to free WIFI provided by Seafarer Connect, the Port of Newcastle and Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG).

Blackstone Gallery’s $1,000 art prize seeing BLUE

Feeling blue this year could have a silver lining for creative types, with Newcastle’s Blackstone Gallery awarding $1,000 to an artist who best portrays the hue. Advertised in March, the prize called on...

Lifeline feeling the strain of the pandemic

With no end in sight for the pandemic, many people across the Hunter are finding everyday life just that little bit harder. Since COVID-19 started infecting people across the world, Lifeline has recorded...

Sluggish and heavier: How to beat the effects of isolation

After several months in COVID-19 lockdown, it seems many of us have been left feeling sluggish and a little heavier than we once were, with weight gain common. According to a survey conducted...

Parents are saying cheers to isolation drinks

New data released today by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation shows Australian parents have been consuming more alcohol, more frequently, during the coronavirus lockdown, with almost one in six saying they’ve been...