07 Feb 2018

ACT Health’s Fresh Tastes initiative has today launched a new online video series featuring primary school children talking about healthy food and drinks.

31 Jan 2018

All medicines containing codeine, including some pain, cold and flu medicines, will be available by prescription only from tomorrow (1 February 2018).

25 Jan 2018

A highly potent opioid found in a recent drug seizure in the ACT is designed for sedating large animals such as elephants and rhinos, not for use by humans, Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly, said today.  Read more...

22 Jan 2018

As of 15 January 2018, the Child and Youth Dental Health clinics at Belconnen and Tuggeranong Community Health Centres have changed—providing greater accessibility, with the option of early morning appointments.

24 February 2017

ACT Health are warning Canberrans to be aware of a dangerous and illicit substance that has been distributed to young people as an ecstasy-type ‘MDMA’ drug.

07 June 2016

ACT CHO, today alerted the community to the potential of Death Cap mushrooms growing around the ACT due to the recent heavy rainfall.

04 May 2015

A free vaccination against Pertussis (whooping cough) is now available to all pregnant women during their third trimester.

10 April 2015

ACT Health ACT Acting Chief Health Officer Dr Andrew Pengilley this morning said the first Ebola test conducted on a female patient at Canberra Hospital has returned a negative result.