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Public Health

Buloke Shire Council’s Environmental Health team promotes the health and well-being of its communities through a range of public health programs.

The Environmental Health team works towards the prevention of infectious disease and the minimisation of public health risks throughout the Shire. Programs include food safety surveillance, immunisation services, regulation of domestic waste water disposal, tobacco education and enforcement, and the investigation of public health nuisance complaints.

Find out more about:

  • Heat Wave A heatwave is a period of unusual and uncomfortable hot weather that could impact on human health.
  • Immunisation Services Provides infant, child and adult immunisations as part of the National Immunusation Program (NIP).
  • Septic Tanks A septic tank system treats and disposes of waste from toilets, bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Influenza Information on influenza, which is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia