COVID-19 information in languages other than English
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 also 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 (testing and vaccine information) governments.
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.
Food, medicines and other essentials
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 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: January 2023