Visiting a Hospital or Care Facility

Visiting a Hospital or Care Facility

How can you protect people you are visiting in a hospital, residential aged care facility or rehabilitation hospital? Download the Fact Sheet All visitors to healthcare facilities are required to adhere to directions and advice of the facility and treating Health Care...
Seasonal Health

Seasonal Health

Staying Healthy at Home Anyone can prevent getting an infection and different seasons bring different risks of infection.  Download the Fact Sheet  Spring and Summer Healthy These are the seasons where we get out of the house and head to the parks, beaches and pools...
Mosquito Borne Diseases

Mosquito Borne Diseases

In summer being outside places us at risk of bites from mosquito’s that may carry different infections such as Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus infection, Malaria and Japanese encephalitis. Things that may help to protect you: Use personal ‘tropical strength’...
Food Safety

Food Safety

Food poisoning can be very serious for anyone, preparing food safely is key to avoiding infection. Prepare food safely Wash your hands before cooking, clean the food preparation area, use clean and separate utensils and cutting boards for uncooked meat, chicken or...