A Goulburn Valley Health spokesperson has confirmed an influx of patients with gastroenteritis-like symptoms this week.KAITLIN THALS December 15, 2012 4:20am
A Goulburn Valley Health spokesperson has confirmed a significant increase in patients with gastroenteritis-like symptoms this week.
The hospital spokesperson said there had been an influx in patients with abdominal pains, diarrhoea and vomiting.
This week St Brendan’s School Shepparton principal Paula Stevenson distributed a letter to families warning them of a gastro outbreak.
Mrs Stevenson said the letter informed parents and guardians there were several confirmed cases of gastro at the school with some students sent home feeling unwell.
She said some students were sent to hospital.
‘‘If anyone has stomach complaints we have asked not to send them to school and to stay home,’’ she said.
‘‘We haven’t had teachers away and there’s no rhyme or reason to who’s got it either.’’
The hospital spokesperson said there were a few ways to stop the illness spreading.
She said to take care when washing your hands, use hot water and soap and wash for at least 10 seconds.
Do not share towels in the bathroom and dry hands with an air dryer.
Veteran Newman to play for Dandenong once more
The Yarrawonga Pigeons defeated Corowa Rutherglen Roos by 76 points at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
AFFORDABLE housing is only one of the reasons Melbourne property buyers are zeroing in on Echuca-Moama.
AFTER 46 years of garden growing, Rochester and District Garden Club members are hanging up their spades, drying out their gloves and getting ready to watch the weeds grow.
Gift fundraiser is looking for toddler talent.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
THE Heathcote Community will come together once again to honour the memory of car accident victim Georgia Edsall-French at a memorial day this Saturday.
Katamatite Lions Club held its 42nd annual handover dinner at the Boosey Creek Tavern on July 13.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
The demand for organic milk in Australia is outstripping supply, creating an opportunity for the region’s dairy farmers.
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.