An alarming rise in gonorrhoea cases in Perth over the past 12 months has prompted WA Health’s public health campaign reminding people about the importance of safe sex.
Last year more than 2,800 Western Australians spent Australia Day in the Emergency Department (ED).
Healthy Western Australians with a family history of heart disease are being invited to volunteer for a major study that could help lower the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) in families with a background of heart health issues.
As the weather warms up, Western Australians are being reminded to ensure they take precautions to protect themselves and their families from a potentially fatal infection.
A one-off meningococcal W vaccination program for people living in Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Coolgardie and Kambalda will target children aged four years and under and 15 to 19 year-olds.
The Department of Health is warning families to ensure their immunisations are up to date following a spike in measles cases caused by local transmission.
The Department of Health is warning people to avoid contact with red tide algae that has formed in the Mindarie marina.
A free telephone and video after-hours GP service will be trialled in country WA to help with demand for doctors over the busy summer season.
The Department of Health is warning people to avoid contact with blue - green algae that has formed in Lake Moyanup (Drakesbrook Weir) within the Shire of Waroona.