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  1. Haemophilus influenzae infections

    31 Aug 2018

    Haemophilus influenzae type b infections must be notified immediately in Victoria. Childhood immunisation is the most important preventive measure...

  2. Hairdressing – infection prevention and control

    16 Nov 2015

    Hairdressing procedures can transmit infection, and hairdressers should follow infection prevention and control guidelines specific to the industry...

  3. Hand, foot and mouth disease

    06 Aug 2018

    In Victoria, hand, foot and mouth disease is not notifiable, but school and childcare exclusions do apply. Outbreaks are common among groups of children...

  4. Head lice

    14 Jun 2018

    This information is designed to assist in the treatment and control of head lice...

  5. Head lice - regulations

    27 May 2016

    Information about minimum period of exclusion from schools and childcare centres, regulations for school head lice programs and factsheet...

  6. Head lice resources

    27 May 2016

    Tools and information to help detect, treat and manage head lice...

  7. Headlice

    06 Aug 2018

    Head lice is very common in children. The prevalence of head lice on Australian primary–school aged children could be 60 per cent in some areas...

  8. Hendra virus disease

    06 Aug 2018

    In Australia, when Hendra virus is suspected in a horse, an inspector from the livestock health and pest authority or department of primary industries must be notified...

  9. Hepatitis A

    31 Aug 2018

    Hepatitis A must be notified immediately in Victoria. Outbreaks in Victoria have been associated with shellfish, lettuce, strawberries and blueberries...

  10. Hepatitis A risk in Victoria

    16 Oct 2018

    Information and advice for health professionals about the current hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria...