Category: CHIRP News

CHIRP and Castlemaine Health Seek Sustainable Future for Community Health Services through Integration

CHIRP Community Health and Castlemaine Health have been working closely together to consider options to strengthen community health services in the local area. The Boards of CHIRP Community Health and Castlemaine Health are developing a plan for the integration of community services and will undertake staff and community consultation. Lexi Randall-L’Estrange, Chair CHIRP Community Health […]

Written by on August 31, 2020

CHIRP Community Health CEO Message

      In September CHIRP Community Health was informed by our information technology provider that we were the target of a cyber incident. This incident involved unauthorised access to our information technology system and access to historical client registration details. An investigation has found no evidence that this information was taken out of our […]

Written by on October 29, 2020

CHIRP Opening Hours

CHIRP Community Health doors are open during business hours Monday to Friday, except between 12.30pm and 1.30pm each day. On Fridays our doors close at 4.30pm. We continue to deliver most services by Telehealth, except critical clinical services which are being provided face to face.

Written by on June 3, 2020

CHIRP reaches out to LGBTI community

CHIRP Community Health’s recent Rainbow Tick Accreditation shows the organisation has gone from LGBTI friendly to LGBTI inclusive.      To further improve inclusivity, a new position was created in October at CHIRP under Working For Victoria funding, and Sherene Clow was appointed as LGBTIQA+ Engagement Officer.  This role has enabled CHIRP to be responsive to the needs of the LGBTI Community in the Mount Alexander Shire and beyond.  Sherene hit the […]

Written by on December 14, 2020

CHIRP supports a climate-focused economic recovery

CHIRP Community Health supports a climate-focused economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia’s peak medical groups have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison urging him to act on climate change as part of the COVID-19 economic recovery. Like the pandemic, without an urgent response climate warming will have catastrophic health impacts. Read the full media […]

Written by on August 13, 2020

COVID-19 Screening Clinic on Tuesdays

Our COVID drive through screening clinic will now be open every Tuesday from 10:30am to 11:30am. If you have symptoms or require a test please call CHIRP Community Health on 54791000 to make an appointment The DHHS website lists alternate testing locations: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19          

Written by on December 7, 2020

COVID Screening clinic on Tuesdays

Our COVID drive through screening clinic is open every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11.30am. If you have symptoms or require a test please call 5479 1000 to make an appointment. Alternatively, the DHHS website lists other testing clinics: https://dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19  

Written by on December 18, 2020

Healthy Heart of Victoria Mount Alexander

CHIRP Community Health are a partner in Healthy Heart of Victoria Mount Alexander. This collaboration aims to create places that are safe, inclusive, accessible, and more active through thoughtful additions and changes that include: ★ activation of non-traditional recreation spaces ★ increased participation in physical activity by our communities right across the lifespan ★ community ownership […]

Written by on December 10, 2019

Integration plan

Share Your Views to Strengthen Community Health CHIRP Community Health and Castlemaine Health have been working closely together to strengthen community health and services in the local area. 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 […]

Written by on September 28, 2020

Integration Plan – Frequently Asked Questions

CHIRP Community Health and Castlemaine Health have been working closely together to strengthen community health and services in the local area. 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 our local […]

Written by on October 19, 2020