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04 May 2015

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

10 Apr 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.

17 Mar 2015

The reference design for public consultation as been released, to seek input from the community on how it could be further improved.

12 Mar 2015

Temporary road closure at Canberra Hospital from mid-March until the end of April.

26 Feb 2015

This new handbook helps Canberra’s multicultural community understand the ACT health system.

26 Feb 2015

The ACT Government in partnership with the ANU will conduct an ACT Asbestos Health Study over the next two years.

26 Feb 2015

Dr Paul Kelly (CHO) has advised Canberrans to be aware of measles symptoms after a case was notified to ACT Health.

09 Feb 2015

ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly today alerted the community that Death Cap mushrooms have been found in the ACT.

13 Jan 2015

Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.

13 Jan 2015

The ACT Government’s new Air Quality Index allows the Canberra community to see, in real time, what air quality is like.