COVID-19 is a new coronavirus. Coronaviruses cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. COVID-19 can affect your breathing and lungs. Most people experience mild illness and recover, but for some people it is more severe and may require medical attention and could result in death.
Older people and their carers can also ring the free OPAN hotline for COVID-19 with any questions 1800 171 866
Health Direct provides up to date information on COVID-19 issues for all Australians
The following list of resources have been selected to help people find additional trustworthy information on what COVID-19 is and what can be done. It also includes links to resources on palliative care for those who need them. Being prepared and informed is important. Knowing where to find trustworthy information helps.
Last updated 15 March 2022