14 Sep 2015

Initial results from a study by ANU researchers into the health risks associated with living in a home insulated with “Mr Fluffy” loose-fill asbestos has found cases are still extremely rare.

11 Sep 2015

Have you seen the latest Issue of the ACT Population Health Bulletin? It’s all about the importance of good nutrition for population health. 

02 Sep 2015

Canberrans accessing outpatient services at Canberra Hospital will soon receive care in a new, purpose-built $16 million facility.

31 Aug 2015

The ACT Government will progress legislative changes to protect “Good Samaritans” who administer Naloxone in life-saving situations.

28 August 2015

The numbers of influenza cases reported to ACT Health indicate increased influenza activity in the month of August, consistent with expected seasonal patterns and national trends.

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.

08 October 2014

Acting ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Andrew Pengilley has alerted Canberrans to be aware of measles symptoms after a case was notified to ACT Health on Friday 22 August 2014.