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COVID-19 information in languages other than English

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If you develop symptoms such as severe shortness of breath or chest pain, call triple zero (000) immediately. Tell the call handler and the paramedics on arrival if you have COVID-19.

Information on COVID-19 is available in multiple languages from federal, state and territory government websites


Make a COVID-19 vaccine booking over the phone in your language

Text ‘Hey EVA’ to 0481 611 382. Someone from the National Coronavirus Helpline will call you back and find you a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. EVA (Easy Vaccine Access) is available every day from 7am to 10pm (AEST) with free interpreting assistance.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Information and resources are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from the Department of Health and the Northern Territory governments.

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Use the Telephone Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) to speak to someone in a language other than English.

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Learn more here about getting medicines, food and essential supplies while isolating with COVID-19, as well as who you can reach out to for help.

Local COVID advice by state and territory

Local advice by state and territory

Some COVID-19 advice may differ between states and territories, such as vaccination requirements, isolation and quarantine rules, and travel and hospitality restrictions.

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Last reviewed: August 2022


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