Practices across Australia should be guided by their local state or territory health authority. Regardless of transmission rates, staff wearing face masks, making sanitiser available and cleaning regularly provides reassurance to patients when attending your practice, especially those who have been reluctant to return, such as older and more vulnerable patients.

Patients may seek advice regarding buying or making face masks – here’s some handy advice on how to make a cloth mask.

Last Reviewed: 04/08/2020

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