Infectious diseases

Loddon Shire Council's Health Department is responsible for the investigation of outbreaks of infectious diseases in conjunction with the State Government's Department of Health.

This includes vaccine preventable diseases, food poisoning and diseases such as impetigo (school sores).

Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Surveillance (IDEAS)

Visit the Department of Health website to read various other fact sheets, guidelines, standards and legislation for the investigation, control and prevention of infectious diseases in a range of settings, along with the Blue Book (guideline for the control of infectious diseases).