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Revocation of Prescribing, Dispensing or Supply of Hydroxychloroquine Direction

Direction from Chief Health Officer in accordance with emergency powers arising from the declared public health emergency

Public Health Act 2005 (Qld)

Section 362B

I, Dr John Gerrard, Chief Health Officer, reasonably believe it is necessary to give the following direction pursuant to the powers under s362B of the Public Health Act 2005 to assist in containing, or to respond to, the spread of COVID-19 within the community.


  1. ThePrescribing, Dispensing or Supply of Hydroxychloroquine Direction effective from 7.35pm on 7 April 2020 is revoked from time of publication.

Dr John Gerrard
Chief Health Officer

12 March 2022

Published on the Queensland Health website at 9:15am AEST

Last updated: 12 March 2022