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Environmental health

What we do

The natural and built (where we live) environment can affect your health and wellbeing. This includes: 

  • air quality
  • Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
  • water quality
  • Legionella control
  • Public health laboratory
  • food safety
  • radiation protection 
  • tobacco

Contact Public Health

Tasmanian Public Health Hotline

Phone 1800 671 738

Email us

Learn about environmental health in Tasmania

Latest news

Tasmanian Department of Health

Boil water alerts

A health alert for boil water and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
Tasmanian Department of Health

Derwent Estuary fish limits

A health alert for Derwent Estuary fish limits and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
Tasmanian Department of Health

Extreme heat health alert

A health alert for returning home after a bushfire and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
Tasmanian Department of Health

Returning home after a bushfire

A health alert for returning home after a bushfire and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
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