Your health - biennial report
Your Health is a comprehensive biennial report on the health and wellbeing of the Victorians.
Anaphylaxis: key messages for health professionals
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction to medication, food or insect venom that requires immediate medical treatment using adrenalin. Death is rare.
Cancer rates on the Bellarine Peninsula
This report provides the results of a review of cancer rates on the Bellarine Peninsula undertaken by the Chief Health Officer.
The Department undertakes 'Lookbacks' to investigate potential exposures to a particular health risk.
Guidelines for post-incident testing orders and authorisations
Actions clinicians can follow after an exposure incident regarding possible HIV transmission or other specified infectious diseases such as hepatitis B or C.
Heatwave in Victoria
Five days during January 2009 saw extreme temperatures 12–15°C above normal over much of Victoria, exacerbating illness and causing death in the elderly.
Reviewed 28 December 2022