GPs roll up their sleeves as rising floodwaters threaten to envelop Wagga Wagga

Murrumbidgee Medicare Local CEO Nancye Piercy said three large GP surgeries in the town’s CBD had been forced to close as 8000 residents were evacuated, with officials expecting the Murrumbidgee River to reach a 160-year high.

“Our office is located in the CBD so we have had to put all the equipment up high and evacuate,” Ms Piercy said.

“A lot of people have been evacuated with limited supplies of medication, so we’ve arranged for the practices that have remained open to take those patients, and