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Department of Health media releases

8 November 2021 Queenslanders urged to take some ‘me time’

Queenslanders are being encouraged to take time for themselves after latest Queensland Health survey of just over 5000 Queenslanders found just 14 per cent had rated their mental wellbeing as high.

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8 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites at Brisbane Airport

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations at Brisbane Airport.

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7 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure in Cairns and Mission Beach

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Cairns and Mission Beach after a person, now located in the Northern Territory, tested positive to COVID-19.

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6 November 2021 Queensland COVID-19 Case Update

Queensland Health and the Darling Downs Public Health Unit has worked closely with the confirmed case which was announced this morning, and can confirm they were not infectious in the community.

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5 November 2021 Queensland to declare Katherine region a hotspot

Queensland Health will declare the Katherine region a COVID-19 hotspot, following advice from the Northern Territory Government.

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4 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure site in Brisbane

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations at the Brisbane Domestic Airport.

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3 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure in Goondiwindi

A public health alert is being issued for a contact tracing location in Goondiwindi after an interstate truck driver tested positive to COVID-19.

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1 November 2021 Ultra-low COVID-19 vaccine dose given to six people

Queensland Health has today contacted 175 people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at the Flagstone Community College pop-up vaccination clinic on Saturday 23 October.

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31 October 2021 Dr Jeannette Young's letter to Queensland

Dear Queensland, it has been an absolute honour to be your Chief Health Officer for the past 16 years.

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30 October 2021 Fang-tastic safety messaging for Halloween this year

Queensland Health would like everyone to have a fun and safe Halloween this year.

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26 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in Bundaberg Central and Caboolture

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Bundaberg Central and Glass House Mountains.

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26 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites on the Gold Coast

A public health alert is being issued for passengers who travelled on designated buses in the Gold Coast area on 19 and 20 October 2021.

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25 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure site in Crestmead

A public health alert is being issued for a contact tracing location in Crestmead.

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24 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in Brisbane

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Rocklea and Archerfield.

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21 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in Brisbane

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Stafford, Richlands and Acacia Ridge.

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21 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposures in Broadbeach

A public health alert is being issued for contact tracing locations in Broadbeach.

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18 October 2021 Queensland lifts Tasmania as a COVID-19 hotspot

The Chief Health Officer will no longer declare Tasmania as a hotspot as of 1:00am Tuesday 19 October 2021.

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16 October 2021 Queensland to declare southern Tasmania a hotspot

Queensland Health will declare all southern Tasmania a COVID-19 hotspot, after the state entered a 3-day lockdown.

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12 October 2021 Northern New South Wales moves to non-restricted rules

Queensland Health will reinstate the non-restricted border zone rules to all northern New South Wales (NSW) local government areas (LGAs) from 1am Wednesday 13 October.

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10 October 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposures in Brisbane Airport

A public health alert is being issued for new exposures in Brisbane Airport.

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Last updated: 31 August 2021