Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

For the latest Public Health Information and Infectious Disease resources, please click on the link below.

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Factsheets

Factsheets

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Control Guidelines

Control Guidelines

NSW Health communicable disease control guidelines used by public health units to guide the public health management of communicable diseases in NSW.
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Disease Notification

Disease Notification

The Public Health Act 2010 requires that certain medical conditions be notified to NSW Public Health authorities. This includes infectious diseases required to be notified by Medical Practitioners and Laboratories, by Hospitals and Aged Care Facilities and by Schools and Child Care Centres.

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Immunisation Programs

Immunisation Programs

The NSW Immunisation Program provides the community of NSW with protection against vaccine preventable diseases through initiatives targeting infants, children, adolescents, healthcare workers and older people.

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Page Updated: Wednesday 11 July 2012