Health

Big rise in COVID testing over holiday period

Testing numbers for COVID-19 rose dramatically on the Coast over the pre- and post-Christmas holiday period, with more than 12,000 people being tested region-wide during the week ending December 26…



New support space opens at Erina

A support space called The Blake Room will be opened by Trusted Home Care in Fountain Plaza at Erina in the new year. The community hub will become a training…


Free online healthy lifestyle program

A free online healthy lifestyle program for older adults living on the Central Coast will return in 2021. Healthy and Active for Life is available for people aged 60 and…


Fred gets his head back

There’s been a Christmas miracle at Gorokan’s Guardian Pharmacy, with the store’s display mannequin, Fred, getting back his head. According to pharmacy owner, Eric Ngo, Fred has been a mascot…


$3.8M investment for a new linear accelerator

The Morrison Government is assisting the Central Coast Cancer Centre to treat more patients with a $3.8M investment for a new linear accelerator (LINAC). Linear Accelerators are used to administer…