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Health advice

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections.

Symptoms include fever, coughing, sore throat and shortness of breath. 

Protect yourself by keeping your distance from others and regularly washing your hands. 

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COVID-19 vaccines for Australians

Making a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine available to all Australians is a priority for the Australian Government.

Find out how the COVID-19 vaccine will be rolled out, which groups will have first access to it and when you can expect to get the vaccination. 

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Stay up to date on when and where to wear a mask

The recent rise in community transmission of COVID-19 in Australia means some states and territories now recommend or require the use of masks.

It’s important to stay up to date with the advice in your local area. Your state or territory government will provide this. 

Help stop the spread of coronavirus

Stay COVID Free - Do The 3

As restrictions start to ease, it’s up to all of us to stay COVIDSafe to reduce the risk of a second wave.

Health information and services

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Mental Health Resources

It’s especially important to take care of your mental health and wellbeing during coronavirus. 

Find useful information and resources on the Head to Health website

For personal crisis and mental health support you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 44 or Beyond Blue on 1800 512 358 at any time. 

You can also check emergency support and assistance.

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State and Territory Government information

Refer to your local state government for the latest responses to the coronavirus pandemic. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.