Displaying 1-5 of 5 results
01 Nov 2022... When returning to a flood-affected area, wild animals, including rodents, snakes or spiders, may be trapped in your home, shed or garden. This fact sheet includes information on how to deal with animals and insects after a flood and on minimising the risks.
01 Nov 2022... When returning to your home after a flood, read this information to protect yourself and your family from possible injury or illness.
01 Nov 2022... The fact sheet provides information about health assessment on arrival in Australia for humanitarian arrivals: Why have health checks after you arrive in Australia? Why is vaccination important? What should you bring with you? What happens after the health check? Confidentiality, and interpreters.
Information on how to prevent mosquito-borne diseases after a flood or heavy rainfall. After a flood or heavy rainfall, mosquitoes grow and spread in the pools of water left behind. Mosquitoes can carry diseases and spread it by biting you.
Information on when and how to safely drink water after a flood. After a flood, your water provider will advise you whether your tap water is safe to drink. They may issue a 'Do not drink advisory': Your water has harmful chemicals and toxins and drinking it can make you very sick or a 'Boil water advisory': Your water could have germs and you must boil water before use. Drinking unboiled water can make you sick.
Any resource that has been reviewed in the past 3 years and complies with the Health Translations Editorial Guidelines will have a tick.