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Free State records first cholera death

The spokesperson for the Department of Health, Mondli Mvambi, confirmed that one person has died as a result of cholera in the Free State. Mvambi...

Six confirmed cases of cholera in the Free State

Six people in the Free State have tested positive for cholera after 76 visited clinics and hospitals with diarrheal infections. The provincial spokesperson for the...

Nehawu protests settling down, personnel nowhere to be seen

The nationwide protest by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) seems to be settling down in the Free State, however, there...

FS records 19 cases of measles

Following the 19 cases of measles that have been recorded in the province, the Free State Department of Health has circulated a guideline to...

Covid-19 boosters rolled out to fight Omicron variant

The Department of Health says the additional Covid-19 vaccine booster doses have now been authorised and made available for eligible citizens at all active...

1 266 new Covid cases reported in SA, still no need...

The Department of Health announced that as of 19 January 2023, the cumulative number of Covid 19 cases identified in South Africa stood at...

Focusing on the state of our city

Waste management, sewerage leaks, potholes, public health, and the long-awaited opening of the bridge and road in the south of Bloemfontein. These are some...

UPDATE: 7 people declared dead in N8 accident

Following a major accident involving an Interstate bus and a truck that took place on the N8 early this morning, seven people were declared...

Collect your chronic medication at the post office

The South African Post Office (Sapo) has encouraged the public to make use its services for the collection of chronic medication from their branches. “The...

Is govt ready to scrap covid-19 regulations on mask-wearing, gatherings?

The Department of Health is reportedly considering scrapping South Africa’s Covid-19 regulations related to mask wearing inside an indoor public place and restrictions on...

Government announces second booster dose for J&J vaccine

The Department of Health says that people who received the Covid-19 J&J single-dose vaccine are eligible to receive an additional or second booster jab...

Some easy Covid-19 safety tips for the holidays

In South Africa, December is all about hot summer days, beaches, shisanyama Sundays, family gatherings and bush breaks. To reduce the risk of Covid-19 exposure this festive...

FS Health magnifies vaccination programme

Free State Health has continued to strengthen the vaccination programme as it seeks to reach the targeted heard immunity figure by the end of...

12-17 year olds to receive second dose of Pfizer vaccine

The Department of Health opened the Electronic Vaccination Data system (EVDS) for the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine for the 12-to-17 age group...

Avoiding a second Christmas in lockdown is in our own hands

The department of health couldn’t be any clearer than they have been. The next few months are crucial in the fight against Covid-19 –...

No Covid-19 vaccine roll-out for teachers this week

The Department of Health has dismissed the announcement by a teachers’ union that Covid-19 vaccination roll-out for teachers would commence this week Spokesperson Popo Maja...

FS interim structures concerned about #Covid19 third wave

The third wave of Covid-19 is a huge problem that requires maximum attention and for people to help one another in order to deal...

FS education monitoring schools closely

The Free State Department of Education says the rising number of positive cases in schools across the province is of concern but they are...