The Department of Health is warning families to ensure their immunisations are up to date following a spike in measles cases caused by local transmission.
The Department of Health is warning people to avoid contact with red tide algae that has formed in the Mindarie marina.
A free telephone and video after-hours GP service will be trialled in country WA to help with demand for doctors over the busy summer season.
The Department of Health is warning people to avoid contact with blue - green algae that has formed in Lake Moyanup (Drakesbrook Weir) within the Shire of Waroona.
A one-off meningococcal W vaccination program for people living in Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Coolgardie and Kambalda, will run from Monday 12 December 2016 to Saturday 1 April 2017.
This week is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week, which is held annually to coincide with World AIDS Day.
This week the WA Adult Epilepsy Service (WAAES) started its inpatient service at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH), with the first patient being treated. The outpatient component of the service commenced in August.
WA Health is encouraging school leavers to play it safe during their end of school celebrations, and use a condom if they are having sex. And if they have had sex without condoms take a free online sexually transmitted infection (STI) test.
The Department of Health is reminding residents and travellers in the south-west region of Western Australia, which includes the Perth metropolitan area, to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites over the coming months.
WA Health is encouraging people aged 70-79 to receive the free shingles vaccination offered through the National Immunisation Program.