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How to avoid COVID-19
There are many ways to reduce your risk of COVID-19, including physical distancing, wearing a mask, hand washing and getting vaccinated.
Quick read: Symptoms and when to get help
Learn about mild and moderate COVID-19 symptoms, which usually can be treated at home. Know how to recognise severe symptoms and when to seek medical advice.
What is COVID-19?
Get information about COVID-19, including on variants such as Omicron, plus how it’s spread and how to avoid it.
Quick read: Your infectious period
Learn if you are still infectious while you are recovering from COVID-19, or if you are putting others at risk.
How masks can help prevent COVID-19
Frequently asked questions and answers about how masks can help prevent a COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection, including how masks work, what types to use and how to wear them.
Learn to recognise mild, moderate and severe symptoms of COVID-19, and when to seek medical advice from your GP or another healthcare professional.
Find out why vaccinations are important before you travel overseas, and learn about the vaccines you need to consider, their side effects and safety.
Immunisation or vaccination - what's the difference?
What's the difference between immunisation and vaccination? Find out how vaccines work and the difference between primary and booster doses.
Immunisation and vaccinations
Immunisation and vaccinations are simple and effective preventative measures to help protect children and adults against harmful infections and diseases before they come into contact with them in the community.
Vaccine preventable diseases
Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) — such as measles, mumps — can be prevented by an immunisation program. Learn more about VPDs in Australia.