Important information - Corona Virus

Important information

As of 4 March, 2020

If you have flu-like symptoms

If you have severe difficulty breathing, call triple zero (000) immediately and tell the call handler and the paramedics on arrival about your recent travel history.

If you have recently travelled to mainland China, Iran, Italy or South Korea and have developed a fever or respiratory symptoms, use the healthdirect Symptom Checker to help you decide what to do next.

When you visit your doctor or the hospital emergency department, it is very important that you call before visiting to describe your symptoms and travel history.

You can also call the healthdirect helpline on 1800 022 222 to speak with a registered nurse.

If you do not have symptoms

For general information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government's Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

For the latest updates on COVID-19 in Australia, visit the Department of Health website.

Please visit this link for more information