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Department of Health media releases

  • Heightened risk of Ross River virus in Queensland

    12 February 2024

    Queensland Health is warning of a heightened risk of Ross River virus infection across the state after surveillance activities revealed a sharp rise in detections of mosquitoes carrying the virus.

  • Rapid increase in cryptosporidiosis cases hits Queensland

    8 February 2024

    Health authorities are urging Queenslanders to prioritise good hygiene habits and not use swimming pools, water parks, and other recreational water facilities for two weeks after experiencing diarrhoea symptoms amid a recent spike in cryptosporidiosis cases.

  • Food safety tips for a microbe-free holiday season

    22 December 2023

    The holiday season is traditionally a time to eat, drink and be merry - and no one wants their festivities ruined by food poisoning.

  • Health alerts and warnings

    Health alerts and warnings provide current information and resources about active health conditions, diseases or health risks in Queensland.

  • Minister for Health media statements

    Media statements from the Minister for Health, Mental Health and Ambulance Services and Minister for Women.

  • Media contacts

    List of media contacts for Queensland Health, the Queensland Ambulance Service, Queensland Mental Health Commission, and Health Ombudsman of Queensland.

  • Queensland Health Events

    Events hosted by Queensland Health.

  • Campaigns

    Learn more about the Department of Health's public health campaigns and download related resources.

  • Queensland Health's YouTube channel

    Watch videos posted by Queensland Health in its YouTube channel.

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