Health and wellbeing
Health and wellbeing services include Loddon Healthy Minds Network, diabetic syringe bin program, food and nuisance complaints.
The Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan (MPHWP) is a key strategic planning tool that aims to maintain and improve public health and wellbeing at a local community level.
Health and nuisance complaints can be made to the Environmental Health Department.
The heatwave alert system notifies registered participants when the Department of Health issue a heatwave alert.
The Environmental Health department are responsible for investigating infectious diseases and food poisoning in association with the Department of Health.
The Loddon Healthy Minds Network was formed in 2007 to actively pursue mental health issues as they related to residents of the entire Loddon Shire.
Loddon Shire Council’s diabetic sharps container exchange program is fully funded by Council. Loddon Shire residents that have diabetes or a medical need to use a sharps container are encouraged to access this service.
Many people live well with Diabetes, however, help and further information can be obtained from local providers in Loddon. A free diabetic syringe container exchange program is available in Loddon.
The Australian and Victorian Governments provide a number of assistance measures to support farm families, farm businesses and rural communities to prepare for, manage through and recover from drought and other hardship.
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