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16 November 2021 Take measures to avoid mosquito bites this summer

Summer is coming and rain is on the cards – so it’s time to start brushing up on measures to avoid mosquito bites.

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15 November 2021 Greater Katherine named as hotspot

Following the lockdown announcement by the NT Government, Greater Katherine and Robinson River (including surrounding homelands) will be declared a hotspot from 6pm tomorrow (16 November).

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11 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in Robina

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

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11 November 2021 Public Health Alert – updated exposure site in Warwick

A public health alert is being issued for an updated contact tracing location in Warwick.

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10 November 2021 Public Health Alert – new exposure sites in Warwick

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

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10 November 2021 Public Health Alert - new exposure sites in Upper Coomera

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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Last updated: 31 October 2022