What you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Health and Medical Advice

Stay up to date with the latest government alerts and advice from the World Health Organisation on COVID-19.

World Health Organisation

Australian Government
Department of Health

Australian States and Teritories
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South Australia
West Australia
Australian Capital Territory
Northern Territory

Self Assessment Guide

If you have recently returned from overseas, believe you may be experiencing symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has been affected by COVID-19, take a look at these handy self-assessment guides to determine your next steps.

Self-Assessment Guides

If you think you have COVID-19

If you are sick and think you have symptoms of COVID-19, seek medical attention. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle pain and fatigue.

If you want to talk to someone about your symptoms first, call the Coronavirus Health Information Line for advice on 1800 020 080.

To seek medical help from a doctor or hospital, call ahead of time to book an appointment. You will be asked to take precautions when you attend for treatment. Follow the instructions you are given.

If you have serious symptoms such as difficulty breathing, call 000 for urgent medical help.

Get more information about symptoms and testing here.


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