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  • World AIDS Day

    Do you know the difference between HIV and AIDs?

    Although HIV and AIDs might be commonly known, many people do not know how they are linked.

  • Whooping Cough Day logo

    Stay up-to-date with your whooping cough vaccinations

    It's Australia's first-ever Whooping Cough Day. This initiative from the Immunisation Foundation of Australia raises awareness about the risks associated with whooping cough while encouraging you to make sure you and your children are up-to-date with whooping cough vaccinations.

  • World Polio Day

    World Polio Day

    Polio is a life-threatening disease that can cause paralysis or even death and mostly affects children under 5 years.

  • hand holding positive RAT test

    Free RAT program ends

    WA’s free Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) distribution program has now concluded.

  • Measles on a child

    Measles alert for Perth and Midwest

    Western Australians in Perth and the Midwest should be alert to the risk of measles following a confirmed case.

  • Woman talking to a pharmacist

    New option for the treatment of UTIs

    From August 2023, women who have uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) will have an additional option of accessing antibiotic treatment directly through a pharmacy.

  • Family of three sitting doctors office after getting the flu vaccine

    Free flu vaccines extended for June

    The WA Government program providing free flu (influenza) vaccines to everyone in Western Australia during May has been extended until the end of June.

  • Meet Natalie, mother of quads and past patient at King Edward Memorial Hospital

    Natalie was 7 weeks pregnant and had a 1-year-old at the time when finding out the news that there will be 4 more babies on the way.

  • This podcast could save your life

    New podcast episode a breath of fresh air

    A new episode of WA Health's podcast 'This podcast could save your life' has been released featuring Dr John Blakey, Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Ms Brooke Kyle, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.

  • Tradie giving a thumbs up after getting the flu vaccine

    Free flu vaccines in May

    To help you stay well this winter, the WA Government is providing free influenza (flu) vaccines to everyone in Western Australia aged 6 months and over during May.