COVID-19 Information

For government-funded services providing quality, approved health information and advice about COVID-19 (coronavirus), health and healthcare, please visit or direct your patients and the general community to the following sites:

Australian Government

National Coronavirus Helpline

For information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government's National Coronavirus Helpline on
1800 020 080.

Coronavirus Australia App for up-to-date official information and advice from the Australian Government – Department of Health

The Australian government has launched the Coronavirus Australia App. as well as a new messaging service on WhatsApp. to keep the community updated about coronavirus.

The Coronavirus Australia App. contains the following:

  • Symptom checker
  • Advice
  • Register isolation
  • News & media
  • Current status
  • Resources
  • Contacts

This is available from:

Download on the Apple App Store

App Store Screenshot

App Store Screenshot

Download on Google Play

Google Play Screenshot

Google Play Screenshot

Coronavirus Australia WhatsApp for up-to-date official updates via a messaging service

The WhatsApp. messaging service acts like a messenger bot and provides people with updates by request when they type in a number or emoji

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WhatsApp Screenshot
Health Direct

General Coronavirus (COVID-19) information (4 minute read)

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus

  • Symptom checker and when to call an ambulance (Dial 000)
  • Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)
  • National Coronavirus Helpline
  • Find a Health Service
  • Information for GPs from RACGP

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in pictures and audio & downloadable information useful for consumers and community

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/coronavirus-covid-19-in-pictures

NSW Government Health

For up-to-date information from the NSW Government – NSW Health

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

Australian Government Department of Health

For up-to-date information from the Australian Government – Department of Health

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/what-you-need-to-know-about-coronavirus-covid-19

  • What you need to know about the coronavirus
  • Symptoms
  • How it spreads
  • Who is most at risk
  • How to protect yourself and others
  • How to seek medical attention
  • GP Respiratory Clinics
  • Testing and After testing
  • Treatment, resources, support
Healthcare interpreting services (HCIS)

For Healthcare interpreting services (HCIS) within NSW

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/multicultural/Pages/health-care-interpreting-and-translating-services.aspx

  • 24/7 Interpreter Services for all NSW Health users
  • Access to professional interpreting services onsite and by telephone in over 120 languages, including Auslan.
  • Locate your Local Health District HCIS contact details and coverage on this page

National Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

For National Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) from the Australian Government and Department of Home Affairs

https://www.tisnational.gov.au/About-TIS-National/News/COVID-19-Coronavirus-and-TIS-National-services.aspx

  • Coronavirus and National translating and interpreting services for 50 high-demand languages 24/7
  • Available free of charge to Non-English Speakers
  • Translating and interpreting services available to registered to users across Australia
  • TIS national multilingual coronavirus resources
  • Providing information to patients with limited or no English language skills

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