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  • Pills of a variety of shapes and sizes in and around a weekly pill container

    Access to prescription medications during COVID-19 emergency

    If you are running short on prescription medications, you will be able to access additional supply under special arrangements. 

  • Girl in a beanie

    International students encouraged to be safe and stay well

    To coincide with the start of the academic year, WA Health is promoting the 'Be Safe, Stay Well' sexual health video series for international students living and studying in Western Australia.

  • Hands being held on hospital bed

    Palliative care summit reports now available

    West Australians shared their views and experiences to strengthen future palliative care service delivery at two WA Palliative Care Summits held in August 2019.

  • Group of high school students sitting on the grass

    Sign up for free immunisations at high school

    Parents of year 7 and 10 students are reminded to sign and return immunisation consent forms to ensure their children don’t miss out on important, free vaccinations.

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    Safe access zones – a proposal for reform report

    The Safe access zones – A proposal for reform in Western Australia presents the recommendations from the Department of Health to the Minister for Health on the question of whether there is value introducing legislation to establish safe access zones in Western Australia around abortion services and other health services.

  • Water with algal bloom

    Update: Algal bloom warning in Swan and Canning Rivers

    The Department of Health has identified a toxic algal bloom in the Swan and Canning Rivers and warns people not to eat fish, crabs or shellfish collected from either of these rivers.

  • Health warning

    Novel Coronavirus – be alert, but not alarmed

    There is currently a cluster of Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Novel Coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    New Measles alert for Perth

    Western Australians are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles following a confirmed measles case in a person who visited several shopping venues in Perth last week.

  • Water with algal bloom

    Algal bloom warning in Swan and Canning Rivers

    The Department of Health has identified a toxic algal bloom in the Swan and Canning Rivers and warns people not to eat fish, crabs or shellfish collected from either of these rivers.

  • Boy with a red blotchy measles rash on his back, neck and face

    Measles alert for Perth

    Western Australians are being asked to be alert to the risk of measles following a confirmed measles case in a person who visited two public venues in Perth last week.