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Flooding prompts mosquito borne disease warning ...
Territorians have been urged to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with high numbers expected following flooding rains over the Christmas period.  

Don't get Melioidosis ...
Top Enders have been reminded that the current heavy rains are providing ideal conditions for the bacteria which causes the potentially deadly soil-borne disease, melioidosis.

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards ...
Nominations for the Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are now open with 12 award categories available for 2016.

Wildlife hunters beware ...
The NT Centre for Disease Control has issued an alert to warn wildlife hunters of the risk of leptospirosis and brucellosis, both diseases from wild animals can be acquired while hunting, butchering or skinning animals.

Stinger season ...
Territorians are being reminded to be cautious around sea water. Stinger season starts officially on 1 October and continues until 31 May, however box jellyfish stings have been recorded historically in every month of the year.

 

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