COVID-19: Resources and important information
In this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, advice and information changes on a daily basis, as health authorities respond to a dynamic situation. This is a good thing, but it means that the public should stay up to date with advice and recommendations to protect their health.
myDr.com.au has put together this list of resources regarding the pandemic.
Note: If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms and are having severe breathing difficulties, call triple zero (000) immediately.
Coronavirus Symptom Risk Assessment Tool
myDr’s Coronavirus risk assessment tool. Use this tool to assess your symptoms and risk of having COVID-19.
Australian Government resources
Coronavirus Health Information Line
The Coronavirus Health Information Line is for information on the coronavirus and has been expanded to also help advise people with respiratory symptoms and people concerned about having contact with a possible COVID-19 case. It operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
Telephone: 1800 020 080
Department of Health resources
Australian Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) resources, including translated resources.
Coronavirus Australia app
Healthdirect coronavirus hub
Healthdirect Coronavirus Hub. Check your symptoms and get information.
Home isolation advice
- Australian Government’s Department of Health advice on self-isolation.
- Healthdirect: Self-isolation for COVID-19. Answers to frequently asked questions
Information for recent travellers
Flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19 – Flight numbers and affected rows
Australian Government’s Information for international travellers on the coronavirus.
Travel advice – Smartraveller
Smartraveller is the Australian Government’s website for travel advice. Provides the latest travel restrictions and advisories for the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
- 1800 512 348 (support from trained counsellors during the coronavirus pandemic)
Information for older Australians
OPAN (Older Persons Advocacy Network) has information on COVID-19 and support for older Australians.
Coronacast – ABC Podcasts. A podcast to answer your questions about coronavirus, and provide advice about living through a pandemic.
Map of cases worldwide
Interactive map of confirmed cases, recovered cases and deaths worldwide from Johns Hopkins University
Last Reviewed: 07/05/2020
Novel coronavirus - COVID-19
Symptoms of COVID-19, caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Find out how to protect yourself.
What if I have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms?
What are the symptoms of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, and what should you do if you have symptoms?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Protecting yourself and your family
Find out how to protect yourself and your family from the coronavirus disease COVID-19.
PPE recommendations for General Practice
Healthcare workers are at increased risk of contracting COVID-19. What are the current recommendations for use of PPE in general practice?
Cancer and COVID-19
Information and support regarding cancer and COVID-19 from the Cancer Council.