Infectious Disease Control

Infectious Disease Control includes education, monitoring and control, free needle and syringe disposal services.

Council has a range of information about issues such as vaccinating against preventable diseases, gastrointestinal illnesses, Hepatitis A, B and C and Legionnaires Disease.

A free diabetic needle and syringe disposal service is also available.

Council’s Environmental Health Officer also monitors hairdressers, beauty parlours, skin penetration premises, tattooists, etc. to ensure correct infection control procedures are practised.