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  1. New measles cases in Victoria – additional case in Point Cook

    14 Feb 2019

    The Chief Health Officer has issued an alert in relation to a case of recently diagnosed measles and a number of exposure sites around Melbourne...

  2. Health alert on measles after baby diagnosed

    25 Jan 2019

    The department is asking people to watch for the signs and symptoms of measles after a baby was diagnosed with the infection...

  3. Safe summer swimming stops sickness

    15 Jan 2019

    While swimming is fun and a great way to stay fit and active, sometimes germs can contaminate the pool water, which can make people sick...

  4. Health alert on measles

    14 Jan 2019

    The department is asking visitors to Box Hill Hospital to watch for the signs and symptoms of measles after a case was diagnosed with the infection...

  5. Free vaccine campaign extended to help stop the spread of hepatitis A

    20 Dec 2018

    A free two-dose hepatitis A vaccination program has been extended to further control cases of hepatitis A in Victoria...

  6. Jetsetters urged to stay safe during summer travel

    10 Dec 2018

    Victorians packing their bags for a summer trip are being urged to take simple steps to stay safe and healthy while travelling in Australia and overseas...

  7. Garden alert: warning to handle potting mix safely

    07 Nov 2018

    Victoria's acting Chief Health Officer has warned gardeners about the potentially deadly risks associated with everyday potting mixes as spring is typically a time when Victorians are more likely to...

  8. New laws come into force on food allergies

    30 Oct 2018

    New laws requiring all Victorian hospitals to report cases of potentially fatal anaphylaxis come into force tomorrow, November 1...

  9. Health warning on synthetic drugs after hospital cases

    18 Oct 2018

    Victorian health officials have issued an urgent warning on the use of synthetic drugs, after three men were hospitalised with severe reactions this week after using a product purchased in the south-...

  10. End of grass pollen season monitoring

    18 Oct 2018

    End of grass pollen season monitoring...