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COVID-19 and the disability support sector: how StGiles have navigated a crisis

Jessica Willard
Updated July 2 2021 - 3:31am, first published May 15 2020 - 2:00am
Team effort: The 400-plus staff at StGiles, ranging from nurses, physio therapists, OTs, speech pathologists, customer service and disability support, have continued to work throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Picture: Supplied
Team effort: The 400-plus staff at StGiles, ranging from nurses, physio therapists, OTs, speech pathologists, customer service and disability support, have continued to work throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Picture: Supplied

Decades before the COVID-19 pandemic, Launceston was the epicentre of a polio outbreak.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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