Coronavirus (COVID-19) media releases

From 19 March 2020, check the coronavirus media hub at the DHHS website for all media releases related to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

The Department of Health publishes media releases to inform the health and human services sectors about issues that may affect Victorians' health and wellbeing. These include food safety, health, travel, environmental and heat health issues.

View all media releases from the Department of Health.

The department currently operates the following Twitter accounts:

  • @VicGovDH – for health sector information including health alerts, careers, news and events
  • @BetterHealthGov – for consumer health information including healthy living, conditions and treatments, relationships and family and healthy recipes.

Visit the Premier of Victoria website media centre for media releases from the:

  • Minister for Ambulance Services
  • Minister for Child Protection
  • Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers
  • Minister for Health
  • Minister for Housing
  • Minister for Mental Health
  • Minister for Prevention of Family Violence