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  1. Buruli ulcer

    02 Jan 2020

    Since the ulcer gets bigger with time, early diagnosis and prompt treatment of Bairnsdale disease can keep skin loss to a minimum...

  2. Who provides immunisations in Victoria

    23 Dec 2019

    Immunisations in Victoria are provided by local councils, GPs and specially qualified nurses in medical clinics and community health services, some Maternal and Child Health nurses, travel clinics and...

  3. Hot weather and child safety

    Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  4. How to cope and stay safe in extreme heat

    29 Nov 2019

    Know the effects of extreme heat, who is at risk and how you can prepare yourself and others...

  5. Child safety in the car

    29 Nov 2019

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...

  6. Bushfire preparation advice

    24 Oct 2019 Bushfire preparation advice

    Being prepared for a bushfire helps you cope better in an emergency...

  7. Partying safely – tips for parents

    10 Oct 2019

    With a few simple plans in place, a good time can be had by all at a teenage party – even the parents...

  8. Travel immunisation

    Travel immunisation

    If you are travelling overseas, check with your doctor well in advance to find out what immunisations you need...

  9. Mushroom poisoning

    02 May 2019

    Contrary to popular belief, there is no home test that can distinguish between edible and poisonous varieties of wild fungi or mushrooms...

  10. Flu (influenza) – immunisation

    11 Apr 2019

    Influenza immunisation is recommended for people in known high risk groups...