Public Health Risks
Public health risks include impacts to human health that can be managed or prevented (e.g. vermin, mosquitoes and asbestos).
Council performs annual mosquito surveys in Somerset during summer. To get involved or report mosquito breeding please contact Council on (07) 5424 4000.
Drinking Water Quality
Council currently offers a water testing and advice service to ascertain if the water supply meets the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. For fees and the availability of this service please contact Council's environmental health section on (07) 5424 4000 or consider arranging to have samples analysed by a commercial laboratory if the matter is urgent.
School Based Vaccination Clinics
Council delivers a school based vaccination program at Lowood and Toogoolawah under a service provider agreement with the State of Queensland. The services provided are in line with the National Immunisation Program Schedule for Children and Adults. For more information please contact Council's environmental health section on (07) 5424 4000.