The Ovens Murray Public Health Unit (OM PHU) manages a number of communicable diseases.

Fact sheets on these can be found at the right of this page.

If you think that you, or someone you care for, may have a condition listed or you have health concerns, please contact your doctor. 

If you have been diagnosed with one of these conditions, you may be contacted by the OM PHU or you can contact us on:

Alternatively, you can contact the Department of Health on 1300 650 172.

Sexually-transmitted infections

Sexually transmissible infections (STIs) & blood-borne viruses (BBVs) can affect anybody who has any type of sex. However, by having the right information and learning about how these infections are transmitted, everyone can reduce their risk. There are fact sheets about various STIs on this page. 

There is also a range of online information. We suggest Sexual Health Victoria as a reliable source of information. Read more here

Some people, including all people under the age of 25 years, can obtain free home gonorrhoea and chlamydia testing. You can request the TESTme Kit by clicking here

Local help and support:

Albury Community Health – Clinic 72 - 596 Smollett St, Albury, 2640 NSW. Phone: 02 6058 1831 or 0428 109 250

  • Free, confidential service which provides information and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) including HIV and Hepatitis C.  

Gateway Health - Clinic 35 - Phone Wodonga 02 6022 8888 or Wangaratta 03 5723 2000.

  • Specialist sexual health service including testing and treatment of STIs, HIV and Hepatitis B and C.
  • Sexual health counselling and support.
  • Support for gay, lesbian and other sexuality issues.
  • Support for transgender issues.
  • Free condoms, dams and lube.
  • Needle syringe program.

Ethnic community: Health resources and information available at TalkTestTreat by clicking here

Need to let a partner know?

  • Let Them Know - This Melbourne Sexual Health Centre site is used to help heterosexual people with Chlamydia notify their sexual partners. As well as general advice, this site provides examples of conversations, emails, SMSs and letters that people can use to contact their partners. Emails and SMSs can be sent directly from the site, either personally or anonymously.
  • Drama Downunder - This site provides STI information to help gay men notify their male sexual partners if they have an STI. There is a choice of email or SMS and it can be done anonymously. The site also has information about STIs and to set reminders to attend for STI check-ups.
  • Better To Know - Better to Know is a sexual health resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provides information about common sexually transmitted infections (STIs), what to do if you have an STI and where to get tested. It contains information that deals with both men's and women's business. Better To Know have a notify a partner telecommunication service via SMS or email and can be anonymous or sent with your name.