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The harm in waiting with developmental concerns - 22nd July 2021
The first three years of life are critical for a child’s brain development. Early Intervention (EI) is linked with positive changes in functional gains for children and can positively impact all aspects of development and functioning including mental health, physical, social and cognitive development.
Read this COVID-19 update from NSW Health for the Arabic speaking community. Dated 19 July 2021. ARABIC NSW COVID-19 Key Points for Monday July 19, 2021 - 20th July 2021
Read this COVID-19 update from NSW Health for the Arabic speaking community. Dated 19 July 2021.
For more information download this document
Information for GPs who have patients on an NDIS package - 19th July 2021
Five vaccination hubs have been set up across South Western Sydney in the Fairfield, Liverpool and Canterbury-Bankstown LGAs. These are specifically for users of NDIS, their support staff, and primary carers. Please refer participating patients and their eligible carers to these sites for vaccination in the coming week.
Reach out to others via Grow’s online meetings - 19th July 2021
If you’re locked up at home and craving social contact, participating in a Grow meeting via Zoom may help with your mental wellbeing. The Liverpool Grow group usually meets Tuesdays at Liverpool Library at 2pm.
Tougher restrictions introduced - 19th July 2021
Given the high number of cases in the community, restrictions have been tightened across greater Sydney to limit transmission of COVID-19’s highly infectious Delta strain.
Young Indigenous people welcome opportunity to protect themselves and their community through vaccination - 15th July 2021
More than 220 young Indigenous people have had their first COVID-19 shot after Tharawal Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) partnered with NSW Health last week to co-ordinate a Pfizer clinic at the AMS in Airds.
14 July 2021: Today’s update from Premier Gladys Berejiklian - 14th July 2021
Today’s update from Premier Gladys Berejiklian includes: • Sydney's lockdown extended for at least another two weeks • 97 new locally acquired cases in NSW overnight
Support in providing mental health and AOD services to culturally diverse communities - 13th July 2021
SWSPHN recently asked our commissioned mental health and Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service providers about their experiences engaging with and supporting culturally and linguistically diverse communities. We hope these shared collective experiences will support other services to develop their own strategies for engaging these communities.
Under the Microscope: Reducing impacts of AOD use a key priority - 13th July 2021
One of SWSPHN’s key priorities is to reduce the impacts of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) use on the South Western Sydney community.
Need help getting to your COVID-19 appointment? - 7th July 2021
If you want to get your COVID-19 vaccination but do not have access to transport – South West Community Transport can get you there.

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