IMPORTANT: 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 and any close contact with a person with confirmed COVID-19.
Use the Vaccine Eligibility Checker to find out when it might be your turn to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS — Use the COVID-19 Symptom Checker to find out if you need to seek medical help.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Click on the links below for answers to questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19.
National Coronavirus HelplineFor information on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), call the Australian Government's National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.
COVID-19 in pictures
Use these visual guides for advice on how to avoid coronavirus infection and self-isolation tips.
Other ways COVID-19 affects health
The response to the pandemic is affecting Australians' health in surprising ways. Here's what you should know.
Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. Here's how to do it well.
About other coronaviruses
Coronaviruses form a large family of viruses that can cause a range of illnesses, including COVID-19 but also the common cold, SARS and MERS.
Contact tracing is a method used to slow the spread of infections by identifying people who have been in contact with an infected person.
What is a pandemic?
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19). Here's what you need to know, including how epidemics are different.
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Last reviewed: February 2021