Health Alerts

View public health alerts issued by the Queensland Health Communicable Diseases Unit, the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Public Health Unit or the Federal Government of Health. 

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Health alerts are stored on this page for three months only.


4 October 2017 - Measles alert for Brisbane and Gold Coast areas

Metro North Public Health Unit has been notified of a confirmed case of measles in traveller from Victoria. The person with measles was infectious while in Brisbane between 22 and 30 September, including Brisbane airport, Kangaroo Point and various places on the Gold Coast. 


9 March 2017 - TGA statement regarding Zostavax

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has recently published information about Zostavax. The TGA's statement can be found at www.tga.gov.au/alert/zostavax-vaccine. For more information please contact the Therapeutic Goods Administration.