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Latest news

18 June 2021
Vax clinics wrap up on TI, Hammond and Horn islands

11 June 2021
TI 2nd dose vaccinations under way, initial staff vax planned for Cape York 

4 June 2021
2nd dose vaccine rollout completed on Saibai, Dauan and Boigu

Recent news

28 May 2021
2nd Dose of vaccine to start on Saibai, Dauan and Boigu

28 May 2021
Working to connect with men in the Torres Strait and NPA

21 May 2021
Torres Strait/NPA residents urged not to be complacent about COVID

14 May 2021
Pfizer vaccines arrive on Thursday Island for vaccination restart

7 May 2021
Pfizer freezer arrives at Thursday Island Hospital

30 April 2021
Pfizer freezer expected to arrive on Thursday Island 7 May

23 April 2021
Torres and Cape vaccination to restart from 17 May

COVID-19 vaccine rollout - clinician with patient
16 April 2021
Community consultations planned to rebuild confidence in vaccination

9 April 2021
Pause to Torres and Cape vaccination rollout

8 April 2021
Free book stall on Thursday Island on 14 April

26 March 2021
Nearly 95% of eligible adult population on Boigu, Saibai and Dauan

19 March 2021
80% of eligible adult population on Saibai vaccinated

26 February 2021
8 new nursing and midwifery graduates to join Torres and Cape HHS

26 February 2021
Box jelly sting off Bamaga prompts warning

19 February 2021
Helping patients navigate through health

21 January 2021
Take care of health and safety during heavy rain and flooding

13 January 2021
Recognising the role of nurses and midwives

15 December 2020
Torres and Cape HHS looks to future after a year of achievements

11 December 2020
Health authorities managing infectious skin condition at Kowanyama

4 December 2020
New medical head for Weipa Integrated Health Service

28 November 2020
Torres and Cape health facilities prepared for cyclone season

1 November 2020

Expected wetter conditions this summer are good news for mossies

9 October 2020
Work under way for new Weipa CT scanner

30 September 2020
TI renal dialysis patients relocated temporarily

21 July 2020
Qld Health funding helps Torres Strait islands receive 4GX mobile base
station upgrades


Contact information

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Local enquiries:
Communications and Public Affairs Officer
Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service
Level 9, CITI Building, Cnr Spence and Sheridan St.

+61 7 4226 5974

Media inquiries:
Corporate Media team
Queensland Health Building
33 Charlotte Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000 Australia

+61 7 3708 5379

Last updated: 18 June 2021

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