Advice on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a virus that can cause an infection in people, including a severe respiratory illness.

COVID-19 spreads through close contact with an infected person; mostly face-to-face or within a household. Washing your hands is the best method of preventing infection.

If you’re concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19), the latest information and advice is available at Or call 1800 675 398. Please keep Triple Zero (000) reserved for emergencies.

Updates from Castlemaine Health are under available at

Have your say on integration

Mount Alexander Shire communities have the opportunity to have a say on the future of local community health and services.

The Boards of CHIRP Community Health and Castlemaine Health are developing a plan for the integration of community services to ensure the continued provision of accessible and responsive community health services for local communities, and are inviting community input.

Community and staff consultation on the integration plan is being undertaken from 28 September to 6 November 2020. Have your say on the integration plan via our website.

NDIS Services

Our NDIS services support people and families living with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities.

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  • Maternity Services

    We’re putting in place a new model of care for our maternity services. Birthing at our services is paused while this work takes place but antenatal services continue.

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    • Nurse Training
    • Initial Registration of Overseas Nurses
    • Return to Practice
    • Graduate Nurses
    • Student Placement
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    • Health Consultancy Services
    • Health Presentations
    • Immunisations
    • Our physiotherapists, dietitians, podiatrists and occupational health therapists can work for you!
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