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  • Three primary school aged children

    Free influenza vaccines for primary school-aged children

    Western Australian primary school-aged children have access to free influenza vaccinations.

  • People from four different backgrounds standing in front of various coloured walls

    Anyone can be a healthysexual

    The new Healthysexual campaign launched by the WA Department of Health aims to raise awareness about the things people can do to minimise the personal and social impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

  • My Health in My Hands

    My Health in My Hands

    My Health in my Hands is an animation to support young people as they become more independent with their health care.

  • Smoke alert for Perth metro and surrounding suburbs

    WA Health is advising people across the metropolitan area to remain indoors where possible for the remainder of the day due to smoke impact from the hills fire to a large part of the Perth metropolitan area.

  • A couple standing with their arms around each other, with lots of other people's hands also wrapped around them

    Ask the question – could I have it?

    Rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain high in Western Australia. So far in 2020 young people have accounted for 45 per cent of syphilis, 74 per cent of chlamydia and 57 per cent of gonorrhoea notifications in WA.

  • Danielle Loizou-Lake, Project Lead-Disability Health Projects, National Disability Services

    Reducing delays for people with a disability

    To help improve the hospital experience and discharge times for people with disability in WA, a project team has been set up to share insights, explore issues, generate ideas, and develop and test solutions.

  • PrideFEST 2020: 14 to 28 November

    Support for PrideFEST 2020

    Due to COVID-19, PRIDE WA had to cancel this year’s parade and WA Health will have to wait until 2021 for the opportunity to show our support on the streets of Perth.

  • Play it food safe: clean, separate, cook, chill

    Food poisoning: more common than you think

    Food poisoning is more common than you think and cost the WA community around $18 million last year with most of it occurring at home.

  • woman sitting cross-legged on the floor using her laptop

    Tobacco legislation review

    Have your say. Contribute to a review of Western Australia’s tobacco control laws.

  • Ross River virus warning for the South West

    The Department of Health is reminding residents and travellers in the South West of Western Australia, including the Peel region, to take additional precautions to prevent mosquito bites over the coming months.