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  • Group of high school students sitting on the grass

    Sign up for free immunisations at high school

    Parents of year 7 and 10 students are reminded to sign and return immunisation consent forms to ensure their children don’t miss out on important, free vaccinations.

  • general public providing feedack

    Safe access zones – a proposal for reform report

    The Safe access zones – A proposal for reform in Western Australia presents the recommendations from the Department of Health to the Minister for Health on the question of whether there is value introducing legislation to establish safe access zones in Western Australia around abortion services and other health services.

  • Water with algal bloom

    Update: Algal bloom warning in Swan and Canning Rivers

    The Department of Health has identified a toxic algal bloom in the Swan and Canning Rivers and warns people not to eat fish, crabs or shellfish collected from either of these rivers.

  • Health warning

    Novel Coronavirus – be alert, but not alarmed

    There is currently a cluster of Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Novel Coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.

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

    New Measles alert for Perth

    Western Australians are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles following a confirmed measles case in a person who visited several shopping venues in Perth last week.

  • Water with algal bloom

    Algal bloom warning in Swan and Canning Rivers

    The Department of Health has identified a toxic algal bloom in the Swan and Canning Rivers and warns people not to eat fish, crabs or shellfish collected from either of these rivers.

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

    Measles alert for Perth

    Western Australians are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles following a confirmed measles case in a person who visited two public venues in Perth last week.

  • Woman on a laptop

    Last chance to apply for consumer positions on Health Practitioner Boards

    Nominations for consumer positions on Health Practitioner Boards close Friday 20 December.

  • Girl drinking water from a bottle in hot weather

    Heatwave warning: Stay alert to prevent heat stress

    With extreme hot weather conditions expected across Western Australia in the coming days, take precautions to avoid heat stress.

  • Young backpacking couple

    Don’t leave home without your measles shot

    If you are planning a trip overseas this summer – make sure you check your measles immunisations are up-to-date.