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  • EpiPen pack

    EpiPen batches recalled

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned that some batches of EpiPen adrenaline injectors sold to treat allergies and anaphylaxis have been recalled.

  • Whooping cough immunisation reminder

    Start planning for May flu jab

    Western Australians are being advised to get their annual flu vaccinations in May in order to ensure they are well protected against flu throughout the winter season.

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    Tune in to get Fitter Happier

    WA Health has teamed up with independent, non-profit, community radio station, RTR 92.1FM to produce a new radio program that addresses topical health issues.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    Measles warning for Bali travellers

    Western Australians heading to Bali are being urged to make sure they have been appropriately vaccinated against measles, following a recent surge of cases contracted on the island. 

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    International Women's Day

    To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, WA Health is reminding women of all ages and stages to ensure they get their health checked regularly, to give themselves the best chance of a full and healthy life.

  • Two elderly men sitting in chairs eating meals off plates

    Seniors eat healthy to prevent falls

    Stay On Your Feet®, WA’s falls prevention program provider by the Injury Control Council of WA and funded by the State Government through the Department of Health, has recently launched the latest Move Improve Remove campaign – Fuel Your Body.

  • Mosquito on a person's arm

    Biting insect and mosquito-borne disease risk increase

    The Department of Health is warning residents and travellers to take precautions against biting insects following the widespread rainfall and recent flooding events across Western Australia.

  • Young male looking into camera

    PrEP trial a revolution in HIV prevention for WA

    Western Australians at the highest level of risk of acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) will soon have access to a ground-breaking biomedical prevention method known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

  • Nurse giving high school student a vaccine

    Free meningococcal vaccines for WA teenagers

    A vaccination to protect against meningococcal strains A, C, W and Y will be offered to 15-19 year olds in an Australian-first, statewide program to start in school Term 2.

  • Kids eating lunch at school

    Immunise your children before 2017 school year starts

    The Department of Health is encouraging parents to check that their children’s immunisations are up to date as they prepare for the start of the 2017 school year.