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Pharmacists may be able to help replace medicines or prescriptions. Speak with your local pharmacy, GP or call Healthdirect on
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Mental Health Line.
Press ‘Option 1’ to be transferred to your nearest community mental health drug and alcohol service.
If you need support, there are a number of
services you can access for free. If you're not sure, see
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It's important to understand how to reduce your risk of injury, sickness or infection during and after floods and storms.
If you are in an area affected by bushfires, listen to the instructions given by emergency services personnel.
Learn about staying healthy in the heat and caring for people at risk of heat-related illness.
Many microorganisms can cause infections and illness in people.
NSW Health and NSW Food Authority have joint responsibility for investigations into foodborne illnesses.
NSW Health is prepared to quickly assess the potential health impacts of chemical and radiation emergencies.
Dust storms reduce air quality and visibility, and may have adverse effects on health.
Mice, rats and other rodents may carry infections that can spread to humans. Find steps you can take to reduce your risk.
Visit Department of Primary Industries for information on planning for, managing and recovering from drought.
Advice on how to stay safe and healthy during extended power outages.
Advice for other natural hazards to support effective public health emergency preparedness, operational response and sustained recovery.