Showing 1-180 of 180 results

  1. Measles cases in Victoria continue to increase

    12 Dec 2019 - update to Alert issued 9 December 2019
    ActiveHealth Alert AL19012
  2. Smoke exposure due to seasonal planned burns may affect health

    01 May 2018
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 180003
  3. New measles case in Victoria

    06 Nov 2019
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19011
  4. New measles case in Victoria

    18 Oct 2019 - update to Alert issued 8 Oct 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19010
  5. Possible new transmission areas for Buruli ulcer in Victoria

    31 Oct 2019 (update to 3 May 2018 Advisory)
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180002
  6. New measles case in Victoria

    16 Sep 2019 - Update to Alert issued 11 Sep 2019
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19009
  7. E-cigarettes linked to severe lung illness

    13 Sep 2019
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190009
  8. New measles cases in Victoria

    05 Aug 2019 (update to Alert issued 1 August 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19008
  9. Novel Human Parechovirus (HPeV) Strain in Victoria

    22 Aug 2019
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190008
  10. New measles case in Victoria

    22 Jul 2019
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19007
  11. Seven measles cases in Victoria linked to overseas travellers

    22 May 2019 (update to Alert issued 21 May 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19006
  12. Hepatitis A outbreak - Update December 2018

    20 Dec 2018 (update to Alert issued 23 March 2018)
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180013
  13. More measles cases in Victoria

    16 May 2019 (update to Alert issued 8 May 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL19005
  14. Further measles cases in Victoria

    28 Mar 2019 (update to Alert issued 26 March 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL190004
  15. Shigellosis – management recommendations updated

    12 Apr 2019 - (Update to Advisory issued 17 November 2017)
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190007
  16. Poisonous mushrooms growing in Melbourne

    05 Apr 2019
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190006
  17. Potential egg-related illness

    21 Mar 2019
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190005
  18. Syphilis cases continue to rise in Victoria

    25 Mar 2019 (Update to Advisory issued 9 August 2018)
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180009
  19. New measles cases in Victoria – additional case in Melbourne CBD

    22 Feb 2019 (update to Alert issued 14 February 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 190003
  20. Candida auris case detected in Victoria

    07 Aug 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180008
  21. Important vaccination update for MSM

    12 Jan 2018 - update to alert issued 23 November 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180001
  22. Further measles case in Victoria

    16 Jan 2019 (update to alert issued 14 January 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 190001
  23. Further measles case in Victoria

    25 Jan 2019 (update to alert issued 16 January 2019)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 190002
  24. Further measles case in Victoria

    19 Dec 2018 (updated 27 December 2018)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 180014
  25. Confirmed listeria case in South East Melbourne

    22 Feb 2019
    ActiveHealth Advisory 190004
  26. Measles - Case in Victoria

    27 Sep 2017 - update to 18 September and 19 September 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert
  27. Unregulated traditional medicines - Advisory for health professionals

    28 Sep 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150010
  28. Health warning on Melanotan-II and other products not approved

    09 Nov 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory Active
  29. Measles Alert - 22 May 2017

    22 May 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170005
  30. Legionnaires' disease linked to Melbourne's Central Business District

    28 Feb 2018 (update to Alert issued 23 February 2018)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180004
  31. Folic acid fortification issues

    01 Sep 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150009
  32. Changes to regulations for notifiable conditions

    02 Mar 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160003
  33. Increase in syphilis and gonorrhoea in men who have sex with men (MSM)

    07 Dec 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160014
  34. Health warning on mosquitoes and Ross River virus

    06 Dec 2018
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180012
  35. Update: Increase in Meningococcal W disease in Victoria

    02 Sep 2015 - updated 22 Jun 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150009
  36. Hospitals required to notify anaphylaxis presentations

    31 Oct 2018
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180011
  37. Hepatitis A outbreak

    23 Mar 2018 (update of alert issued 22 March 2018)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170014
  38. Concerns about lead in drinking water

    16 May 2018
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 180004
  39. Viral hepatitis training for Alcohol and Other Drug and Opioid Substitution Therapy workforces

    27 Sep 2018 - update to Advisory issued 8 November 2017
    ActiveHealth Advisory 170011
  40. Lead poisoning associated with illicit opium use

    24 Sep 2018
    ActiveHealth Advisory 180010
  41. Poisonous mushrooms growing in Melbourne

    15 May 2018
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 180008
  42. Increase in syphilis and gonorrhoea in men who have sex with men (MSM) - update to advisory issued 7 December 2016

    16 Jun 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170005
  43. Recent increase in Invasive Group A Streptococcal disease in Victoria

    01 Nov 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170012
  44. Influenza vaccine supply

    25 May 2018
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 180005
  45. Carbon monoxide risk from ‘open-flued’ gas space heaters

    08 Jun 2018 update to 29 March 2018
    ActiveHealth Advisory AL180007
  46. Listeria outbreak linked to rockmelon (cantaloupe)

    01 Mar 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180004
  47. New imported measles case in Melbourne

    16 May 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180009
  48. New imported measles case in Melbourne

    27 Apr 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180008
  49. Outbreak of invasive meningococcal C disease in men who have sex with men (MSM)

    07 Dec 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170016
  50. Confirmed measles case in Melbourne

    06 Apr 2018 (update to previous alert issued 29 March 2018)
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180006
  51. Cutaneous Mycobacterium ulcerans infection

    30 Nov 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160013
  52. Multi-drug resistant gonorrhoea detected in Australia

    17 Apr 2018
    ActiveHealth Alert AL180007
  53. Confirmed measles case in Melbourne

    20 Feb 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180003
  54. Confirmed measles case in Melbourne

    05 Dec 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170015
  55. Confirmed measles case in Melbourne

    17 Jan 2018
    ResolvedHealth Alert AL180002
  56. Update: Measles outbreak in Melbourne

    23 Feb 2016 updated 17 March 2016
    ResolvedHealth Alert 160002
  57. Hepatitis B lookback

    15 Apr 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160005
  58. Zostavax and at risk patients

    03 Mar 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170002
  59. Update: Increase in meningococcal disease in Victoria

    07 Feb 2018 - update to Advisory issued 08 February 2017
    ActiveHealth Advisory 150009
  60. Hepatitis A outbreak

    20 Sep 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170010
  61. Increase in Human Parechovirus (HPeV) in Victoria

    16 Nov 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170012
  62. Measles

    02 Oct 2017 (update to previous alerts issued 18,19, 27 and 28 September)
    ResolvedHealth Alert
  63. Seasonal flu rates at near-record levels

    24 Aug 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170008
  64. Hepatitis A outbreak associated with frozen berries

    02 Jun 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170004
  65. Increase in pertussis cases - 6 January 2015

    06 Jan 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150001
  66. Measles in Melbourne’s North Western Suburbs

    09 Sep 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140009
  67. Unregulated traditional medicines

    23 Oct 2017
    ActiveHealth Advisory 170011
  68. Measles

    28 Sep 2017 (update to 18,19 and 27 September 2017)
    ResolvedHealth Alert
  69. Measles

    19 Sep 2017 - update to alert of 18 September
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170010
  70. Measles

    18 Sep 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170009
  71. Hepatitis B and immunosuppression (including rituximab)

    02 Aug 2017
    ActiveHealth Advisory 170007
  72. Important health message for Shigellosis - Increased antibiotic resistance

    01 Jun 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170004
  73. Health warning on mosquitoes and Ross River virus

    15 Feb 2017 (Update to Advisory issued 4 January 2017)
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150010
  74. Food safety and listeria

    21 Dec 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160015
  75. Measles

    20 Jul 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170005
  76. Seasonal influenza - it’s not too late to vaccinate!

    10 Jul 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170006
  77. Poisonous mushrooms growing in Melbourne

    04 May 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170003
  78. Increase in cases of Legionnaires' disease

    12 May 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170004
  79. Measles

    14 Mar 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170002
  80. Increased antibiotic resistance for Shigellosis

    15 Sep 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160009
  81. Legionnaires' disease linked to Melbourne's Central Business District - 12 April 2017

    12 Apr 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170003
  82. Poisonous mushrooms growing in Melbourne

    13 May 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160006
  83. Algae in the Gippsland Lakes (pseudonitzschia delicatissima)

    08 Feb 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160001
  84. Advice for health professionals regarding unregulated complementary medicines (CAMS) 6 July 2012 - (Ongoing: Reviewed June 2014)

    06 Sep 2015 Ongoing: Reviewed June 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140007
  85. New strain of norovirus detected in Victoria

    16 Sep 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160010
  86. Health warning on mosquitoes and Ross River virus

    04 Jan 2017
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 170001
  87. Measles Alert

    17 Jan 2017
    ResolvedHealth Alert 170001
  88. Update: Zika virus infection

    12 Feb 2016 - updated 6 June 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160002
  89. Update: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    31 Oct 2016 (Update to Alert issued 21 September 2015)
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160011
  90. Legionnaires’ disease – alert for health professionals – 24 January 2013

    24 Jan 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130001
  91. Thunderstorm asthma (update)

    29 Nov 2016 - update to Alert issued 22 November 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160012
  92. High level smoke warning for Latrobe Valley - 13 February

    13 Feb 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140002
  93. Changing pattern of Buruli (Bairnsdale) ulcer infection in Victoria

    08 Aug 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160008
  94. Thunderstorm asthma - 22 November 2016

    22 Nov 2016
    ResolvedHealth Alert 160005
  95. Update: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - 13 January 2014

    13 Jan 2014 (Update to Alert issued 16 October 2013)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140001
  96. Temporary change to Rabies immunoglobulin (RIg) access - 10 February 2015

    10 Feb 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150002
  97. Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) - alert for health professionals - 14 May 2013

    14 May 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130005
  98. High level smoke warning for Latrobe Valley - 17 February 2014 (Update from 13 February 2014)

    17 Feb 2014 (Update from 13 February 2014)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140003
  99. Update: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - 21 September 2015

    21 Sep 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150009
  100. Health advice for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    20 Jul 2016
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160007
  101. Egg safety information for restaurants, cafes and caterers - 14 June 2013 (Ongoing issue: Reviewed June 2014)

    14 Jun 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140006
  102. Increase in syphilis in men who have sex with men (MSM)

    21 Mar 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140003
  103. Unpasteurised milk health warning - 2 December 2014

    02 Dec 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140012
  104. Update: Mesothelioma and asbestos in the Sunshine area - 1 April 2015 (updated from 24 October 2014)

    01 Apr 2015 (updated from 24 October 2014)
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150001
  105. Increase in syphilis in men who have sex with men (MSM)

    01 Jul 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory #102
  106. Update: Measles alert

    01 Jul 2016
    ResolvedHealth Alert 160004
  107. Hepatitis A risk associated with FoodWorks Yarram

    10 Jun 2016
    ResolvedHealth Alert 160003
  108. Blue-green algae (BGA) in Victorian waterways

    17 Jun 2016 (update of 11 March 2016)
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 160004
  109. Pre-packaged salad products linked to Salmonella outbreak

    05 Feb 2016
    ResolvedHealth Alert 085
  110. New Ebola Response Plan available

    28 May 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150001
  111. Health Warning on 'Miracle Mineral Solution'

    04 Nov 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140011
  112. Tattoo ink and needle safety warning

    29 Aug 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140008
  113. Measles in returned travellers - Philippines, Bali, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka (Asia)

    25 Jun 2014 (update from 19 June 2014)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140006
  114. Health warning about Polio (Poliomyelitis) for international travellers

    30 May 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140005
  115. Human parechovirus (HPeV)

    30 Dec 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory Resolved
  116. Influenza vaccine reminder 5 April 2012

    05 Apr 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120004
  117. Update: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - 16 October 2013

    16 Oct 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130010
  118. H7N9 Influenza - 5 February 2014

    05 Feb 2014 (Update to 9 April circular)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140002
  119. H7N9 Influenza - circular to clinicians and laboratories - 9 April 2013

    09 Apr 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130004
  120. Synthetic cannabis safety warning - 29 November 2013

    29 Nov 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130011
  121. Illicit drugs safety warning - 2 December 2014

    02 Dec 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140012
  122. Illicit drugs safety warning - 2 December 2014

    02 Dec 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140012
  123. Update: Measles associated with attendance at Etihad Stadium (updated from 7 January 2015)

    21 Aug 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150001
  124. Measles in returned travellers Philippines, Bali, Thailand, India and Sri Lanka - 30 January 2014

    30 Jan 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140001
  125. Health warning on mosquitoes - 6 January 2014

    06 Jan 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140001
  126. Mycobacterium ulcerans (Bairnsdale or Buruli Ulcer) - 18 March 2015

    18 Mar 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150003
  127. Tattoo ink safety warning for tattoo premises - 5 June 2014

    05 Jun 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140006
  128. Risk of HIV infection in people who inject drugs - 6 October 2014

    06 Oct 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140010
  129. Probable salmonellosis outbreak - 13 February 2014

    13 Feb 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140002
  130. Legionnaires disease alert for Health professionals 19 April 2013

    19 Apr 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130004
  131. Influenza season residential aged care facilities 24 July 2012

    24 Jul 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120007
  132. Measles in returned travellers from Bali - 12 November 2013

    12 Nov 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 130011
  133. Measles cases in Melbourne - 22 May 2013

    22 May 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130005
  134. Heat health alert issued for Saturday 25 February 2012

    25 Feb 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120002
  135. Temporary change to Rabies immunoglobulin (RIg) access - 18 December 2013

    18 Dec 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 130012
  136. Unpasteurised milk health warning - 2 December 2014

    02 Dec 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140012
  137. Outbreak of shigellosis affecting men who have sex with men - 17 April 2014

    17 Apr 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140004
  138. Heat health alert issued for Monday 7 January 2013

    03 Jan 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130001
  139. Enterovirus 71 (EV71) Neurological Disease - advisory for hospitals and laboratories – 14 May 2013

    14 May 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 130005
  140. Legionnaires’ disease – alert for health professionals – 3 December 2012

    03 Dec 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120012
  141. Measles cases confirmed at Essendon North Primary School

    22 Aug 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140008
  142. H7N9 Influenza - 12 February 2015

    12 Feb 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150002
  143. Health warning on mosquitoes - 11 April 2014

    11 Apr 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140004
  144. Salmonellosis and raw eggs - 3 March 2014

    03 Mar 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140003
  145. Measles Cases in Melbourne - 11 July 2014

    11 Jul 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140007
  146. Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa

    18 Sep 2014 (Update from 31 July 2014)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140009
  147. Update: Suspected contamination of "Provive" Propofol - 9 July 2014 (update form 12 May 2014)

    09 Jul 2014 (Update from 12 May 2014)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140007
  148. Measles Case in Melbourne - 8 August 2013

    08 Aug 2013 8 August 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130008
  149. Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) - alert for health professionals update - 28 June 2013

    28 Jun 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130006
  150. Measles Cases in Melbourne - 3 September 2013

    03 Sep 2013 (This is an update of the 23 August CHO Alert for measles)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130009
  151. Heat health alert for Monday 13 to Saturday 18 January 2014 (updated 17 January)

    17 Jan 2014 (This is an update to the previous Alerts issued 13 January, 15 January and 16 January 2014.)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140001
  152. Heat health alert issued for Friday 4 January 2013 (updated)

    04 Jan 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130001
  153. Heat Health Alert Saturday 8 February 2014

    08 Feb 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140002
  154. Update: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - 17 June 2015

    17 Jun 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150006
  155. Heat health alert issued for Thursday 24 January 2013

    23 Jan 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130001
  156. New Ebola Response Plan available 14 November 2014

    14 Nov 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140011
  157. Update: Measles associated with attendance at Etihad Stadium (updated from 7 January 2015)

    09 Jan 2015
    ResolvedHealth Alert 150001
  158. Heat Health Alert: 11 - 13 March 2013

    11 Mar 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130003
  159. Mushroom poisoning health warning 6 January 2012

    06 Jan 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120001
  160. Influenza season alert for health professionals 16 July 2012

    16 Jul 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120007
  161. Legionnaires' disease - alert for health professionals

    09 May 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140005
  162. Death Cap Mushrooms growing in Melbourne - 23 April 2015

    23 Apr 2015
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 150004
  163. Mosquito-borne disease in returned travellers - alert for health professionals - 26 February 2013

    26 Feb 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130002
  164. Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis - alert for health professionals - 1 March 2013

    01 Mar 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130003
  165. Measles case attending Chadstone Shopping Centre - 3 January 2014

    03 Jan 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140001
  166. Mosquito-borne disease in returned travellers - 26 February 2013

    26 Feb 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 130002
  167. Salad sprouts may contain bacteria E coli health warning 23 January 2012

    23 Jan 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120001
  168. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - 16 October 2013

    16 Oct 2013 (Update to Alert issued 15 July 2013)
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130010
  169. Legionnaires' disease cluster 22 March 2012

    22 Mar 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120003
  170. Update: Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis extends to wider metropolitan Melbourne - 7 March 2013

    07 Mar 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130003
  171. Synthetic cannabis safety warning - 7 May 2014

    07 May 2014
    ResolvedHealth Alert 140005
  172. Heat health alert issued for Thursday 29 November 2012

    28 Nov 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120011
  173. Blue-green algae in seafood from Gippsland Lakes - 23 January 2013

    23 Jan 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130001
  174. M. ulcerans (Bairnsdale/Buruli ulcer) alert for GPs 23 July 2012

    23 Jul 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120007
  175. Heat health alert issued for Monday 2 January 2012

    02 Jan 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120001
  176. Influenza season – alert for consumers – 16 July 2012

    16 Jul 2012
    ResolvedHealth Alert 120007
  177. Health issues from the Hazelwood open cut mine fire - 20 March 2014 (updated from 17 March 2014)

    20 Mar 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140003
  178. Q fever cases in Grampians Region - 3 December 2013

    03 Dec 2013
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 130012
  179. Hepatitis B vaccine – more at-risk groups eligible for a free course - 27 March 2014

    27 Mar 2014
    ResolvedHealth Advisory 140003
  180. Measles Cases in Melbourne - 23 August 2013

    23 Aug 2013 23 August 2013 - Update to Alert issued 8 August 2013
    ResolvedHealth Alert 130008