Local News - Thursday 25th of November

25 Nov 2021 6:41 AM | Anonymous

Local News for Thursday the 25th of November,

There was One case of COVID-19 reported in Port Macquarie on Tuesday.

The person is a household contact of a confirmed case.

One person is in hospital and there are currently 41 active cases throughout the District.

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Mid North Coast Health are encouraging Pregnant women who haven’t yet had their COVID-19 vaccination to drop into one of the walk-in Pfizer clinics at Coffs Harbour,

Kempsey and Port Macquarie today.

A midwife will be available on-site at each clinic to discuss the importance of getting vaccinated to protect women and their babies.

The clinics are open from 9am to 4pm at, C-ex Coffs, Kempsey District Hospital and Grant Street in Port Macquarie.

A photo ID and Medicare card is required and No appointment is necessary.

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Police arrested a 67-year-old man at a house in Wauchope on Tuesday for alleged child sexual offences against two boys

in Muswellbrook and Gateshead between 1990 and 2004.

The man was taken to Port Macquarie Police Station and charged with 28 offences:

He was refused bail and appeared at Port Macquarie Local Court yesterday where he was granted conditional bail, to appear before Belmont Local Court along

with a 71 year old Lake Macquarie man on Wednesday the 19th of January.

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The Lions Club of Woolgoolga have presented a $20,000 diagnostic device to Mid North Coast Cancer Institute at Coffs Harbour.

The device provides non-invasive fluid and tissue analysis, detecting lymphoedema, or the fluid build-up that leads to the health condition, within seconds.

Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse, Shona Walker said the donation would have a positive impact on the physical and emotional wellbeing of patients.

The Lions Club has donated over $166,000 in medical equipment during the past six years.

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Kempsey council's latest SPORTS FIELDS UPDATE has All fields closed in Kempsey except for the Services Club Park,

all Villages Closed and South West Rocks Open.

Council Crews are carrying out repairs on Fishermans Reach Road.

This week they expect to complete pavement installation and begin stabilising the pavement.

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