Community Health - Discovery Coast

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Last updated:
18/03/2021

Community Health - Discovery Coast

IMPACT Community Health Service provides health services for residents in the Discovery Coast region. The Discovery Coast comprises a population of more than 6000 people from the townships and surrounds of Agnes Water, Seventeen Seventy, Baffle Creek/Wartburg, Rosedale, Lowmead, Miriam Vale, Bororen and Turkey Beach. 

IMPACT delivers primary and allied health care services, including clinical services, lifestyle and wellbeing support and access to key health programs. We operate through the following programs:

Rural Primary Health Services

Our program is federally funded by the Primary Health Network (PHN) to provide community nursing and allied health services in the Discovery Coast region

Supporting Local Health Services

We support the attraction and retention of health services to our region, by offering our facility for use by other health providers to deliver their service locally.

Our free FLUVAX is available to:

  • All people aged over 65 years;
  • Children aged 6 months – under 5years;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Aged  5 years – under 65yrs;
  • All pregnant women; and
  • Individuals with medical conditions that predispose them to severe influenza.
  • Along with Fluvax, Pip can vaccinate for Pneumovax, Zostavax and Childhood Immunisations.
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