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Health Information

It is essential that you understand the current advice on identifying symptoms and how to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Important health information
For information on the health aspects of COVID-19 please refer to the Commonwealth Department of Health website.

Symptom checker
To find out if you meet the Australian Government guidelines for coronavirus testing, you can answer a series of questions using the healthdirect symptom checker. Please click here to access this online tool.

Advice for people most at risk
For information and advice for people most at risk, please see the pages relevant to older peoplepeople in aged care facilities and travelers.

Health and aged care sector advice
Please click here for up-to-date and authoritative information and advice on COVID-19 for the health and aged care sector.

Mental health support
Many members of our community are suffering and will need mental health support. You can find a list of mental health support services here.

Beyond Blue have launched a coronavirus mental wellbeing support service. It is accessible online and over the phone on 1800 512 348.

Telehealth 

You are now able to consult with your doctor, mental health professional, or other medical services using either the phone or via video conferencing and it will be covered by medicare. If you are seeking a repeat prescription, or medical advice that does not require you to visit a medical clinic, telehealth is a safe way to do this during the pandemic.