Healthy Living Gibraltar

Welcome to the Healthy Living Website of the Public Health Department.
This website provides information and advice on several aspects of healthy living, from childhood through to adulthood.

Being aware of your lifestyle and knowing when, and how, to make positive changes can help you live longer and healthier. Key areas considered on this site include diet, physical activity, smoking and alcohol intake.

If you would like further Healthy Living information please contact us directly.

Jellyfish

What are they?

Jellyfish are free swimming marine animals, but they are not fish. They are invertebrates with an umbrella shaped body and training tentacles. The tentacles have stinging cells, which will release poison if they make contact with a person’s skin. read more…

The 6-in-1 Vaccine

Hexavalent

This vaccine protects against six diseases namely Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HemophilusB and HepatitisB. Although new to Gibraltar, the vaccine has been used extensively in other countries for many years and as part of the UK schedule from last year.

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