The Department of Health publishes media releases on an as-needs basis to inform the health sector and general public about issues that may affect public health and wellbeing. These include food safety, health, travel, environmental and heat health issues.
Victoria's Chief Health Officer is the government's primary spokesperson on health protection, promotion and prevention in the areas of communicable disease, environmental health, radiation and food safety, and public health emergencies.
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The department operates the following Twitter accounts:
- @VicGovDH for health sector information including health alerts, careers, news and events
– for consumer health information including healthy living, conditions and treatments, relationships and family and healthy recipes.