Everyone should practice good hygiene and other measures to protect against infections.
Good hygiene includes:
The coronavirus is most likely spread from person to person through:
Symptoms can range from mild illness to pneumonia. Some people will recover easily, and others may get very sick very quickly. Affected people may experience:
If you become unwell and suspect you may have symptoms of coronavirus, you must seek medical attention.
Please ring ahead of time to book your appointment. This will help make your doctor aware of your symptoms and your travel history or recent close contact.
Call 000 if you need urgent medical help.
Read about all the latest recommendations from the Department of Health here:
Coronavirus Health Information Line
Call this line if you are seeking information on novel coronavirus. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
1800 020 080
Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1800 022 222
This information is obtained from the Department of Health website