COVID-19 has been identified as a key issue for health and aged care. The Australian Government has adopted a whole of government emergency response which provides a framework for preparing for, responding to and managing COVID-19 in Australia.
Previously unknown in humans, information about COVID-19 is rapidly emerging from the current pandemic. Researchers together with clinical experts have a key role in the analysis and interpretation of new data and observations.
You can call the National Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
There is also a phone number of each state or territory public health agency.
Last updated 17 January 2022