Healthy Community

Measles Alert

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued the following health alert on Tuesday 17 January: two confirmed cases of measles who were infections whilst at a number of places across Melbourne.

Visit Measles Alert for more information, symptons and transmission and recommendations. 

Beat the Bite 

We love getting outdoors while the weather is warm. The problem is – so do the mozzies. They’re not just annoying; some mosquitoes can transmit serious diseases.

There are simple ways you can Beat the bite! and protect yourself and your family. Visit Beat the Bite for more information.  

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Physical Activity
Let’s get active Hume! There are many ways to keep fit across Hume City. Check out our Sport and Recreation information, or find a sport or physical activity group in our Community Directory.

Healthy Eating

Have you been to Bookmark 3047, a cafe run by us in partnership with Kangan Institute with a strong healthy food focus? Check out the Bookmark 3047 Facebook page to connect.

Breast screening

It is important for all women aged 50 to 74 to have a breast screen every two years. The screen only takes 10 minutes and is free. To book an appointment visit the BreastScreen Victoria website or call 13 20 50.

Community Gardens

There are five community fruit and vegetable gardens across Hume City. These gardens have been built and are being used by local residents and all are welcome to contribute and enjoy.


Updated : 12:47 PM, 18 January 2017

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