Home Newsroom Media Releases
Document Actions

Media Releases

Not too late to get influenza vaccine
The seasonal influenza vaccine is still available and it is not too late to get vaccinated, according to Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD).
Bookings open for breast screening in Leeton
Leeton district women aged 50-74 are encouraged to make an appointment with the BreastScreen NSW mobile van which will be in town for one week from Monday 10 July to Friday 4 August.
When was your last HIV check?
Murrumbidgee Local Health District is encouraging people to have a test during HIV Testing Week from June 1-7 with testing now easier and faster than ever before.
Picture yourself as a non smoker
A new art competition launched for World No Tobacco Day, Wednesday 31 May, wants to challenge young people about the consequences of smoking.
Schools breaking big vegie records in MLHD
A loud ‘crunch’ may be heard across the region at 10am tomorrow, Thursday 25 May, when local children from 16 schools take part in The Big Vegie Crunch.
Palliative care can make a difference
The year’s Palliative Care Week (21-28 May) theme is ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative care can make a difference’.
Stepping On returns to Temora
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased to announce the Stepping On falls prevention program will return to Temora on Wednesday 31 May.
Get up, get dressed and get moving
This International Nurses Day (IND), Friday 12 May, Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is encouraging patients who can to get up, get dressed and get moving to help get them home as soon as possible.
Free cervical cancer and breast screening in Deniliquin
Murrumbidgee Local Health District’s Women’s Health Nurses will visit Deniliquin on 29 and 30 May to provide cervical screening (pap smears) while the mobile BreastScreen NSW van is visiting.
MLHD Prostate Cancer Nurse continues vital work
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased ongoing Federal Government funding for prostate cancer specialist nurses announced today means men and their families across Wagga Wagga and district will continue to access this vital service.
Getting active in The Rock
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is starting two new beginner’s gentle exercise classes at The Rock on Monday 1 May.
Gathering of Aboriginal families in Narrandera
Aboriginal women and children from across the Riverina will gather in Narrandera on Wednesday 3 May for an event organised by Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) Aboriginal Health.
Getting on track to support families and schools
A new team of clinicians is working with six schools across Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) to support families with children with challenging and anti-social behaviour.
New Director appointed for WWRRH
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Cooper to the new role of Director of Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital (WWRRH).
Youth vaccine hip hop video launch
Excitement is building for the screening of a locally filmed and recorded youth video on Saturday 8 April in Wagga Wagga.
Promoting sexual health in a fun and positive way
As Youth Week celebrations kick off, NSW Health reminds young people to look after their health using this year’s message: “Hump Safe this Hump Day. Carry a condom”.
Bookings open for breast screening in Moulamein
Moulamein district women aged 50-74 are encouraged to make an appointment with the BreastScreen NSW mobile van which will be in town for one week from Monday 22 May.
Murrumbidgee tops the nation in HPV vaccination
The Murrumbidgee region leads the nation in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates for girls aged 15 with 86 per cent fully immunised, according to an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report released today.
Moving right to stay upright
April Falls Day 2017 will be observed by Murrumbidgee Local Health District on Monday 3 April.
Stepping On comes to Harden
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is partnering with the Mercy Care Centre Young to deliver the Stepping On falls prevention program in Harden from Tuesday 9 May.
Document Actions
Document Actions

This web page is managed and authorised by Web Services Development of the NSW Department of Health. Last updated: 5 March, 2012