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How to avoid infection – infographic

The best way to avoid infection and the spreading of COVID-19 is to avoid contact with the virus. This image shows you what to do.

Coronavirus COVID-19 - how to avoid infection

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How to wash your hands – infographic

Washing your hands thoroughly for at least 20 seconds will help stop the spread of COVID-19. Here's how to do it properly.

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How to isolate yourself – video

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or you are confirmed to be infected with the virus, you should stay at home for 14 days. Watch this video for advice on self-isolation.


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Good hygiene starts here – video

We can all help to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. This video details good hygiene practices that everyone can adopt.


Help stop the spread – video

Helping to stop the spread of germs is something that we can all do. Watch this video for practical tips.


Recent traveller – video

Help stop the spread, know your risk, monitor your health and call ahead.


Stay informed – video

As coronavirus-related issues change and develop, it's important to stay informed. Stay up to date on the latest information at health.gov.au.


COVID-19 - frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Go to the pages linked below for more frequently asked questions and answers about the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Information and alerts

Visit the Department of Health's website for the latest alerts on COVID-19 in Australia, or the World Health Organization's website for global updates.


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Information for health professionals

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) provides coronavirus (COVID-19) information for GPs.

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Last reviewed: March 2020


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