COVID-19

COVID-19 Infection Control Training

The Department of Health is offering COVID-19 online training for care workers across all sectors including health, aged care and disability. You can access the new online Infection Control Training Module: ‘How to protect yourself and the people you are caring for from infection with COVID-19’.

For more information and to register click here.

You can seek further advice from here.

USEFUL RESOURCES AND LINKS

World Health Organisation resources

♦ Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19:
https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/getting-workplace-ready-for-covid-19.pdf

♦ The COVID-19 risk communication package for healthcare facilities:
https://iris.wpro.who.int/bitstream/handle/10665.1/14482/COVID-19-022020.pdf

♦ Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak: Rights, roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health:
https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/who-rights-roles-respon-hw-covid-19.pdf?sfvrsn=bcabd401_0

♦ Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Infection prevention and control:
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/infection-prevention-and-control

♦ Occupational safety and health in public health emergencies: a manual for protecting health workers and responders:
https://www.who.int/publications-detail/occupational-safety-and-health-in-public-health-emergencies-a-manual-for-protecting-health-workers-and-responders

Information and resources from Federal and State Health Departments

All Departments of Health have COVID-19 pages that are frequently updated and contain practical resources and information for clinicians. The pages are updated daily so save to your favourites and subscribe to updates where available. Social media feeds are also available.

Department of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert
The Department of Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Our information provides daily updates, answering your questions about the latest news, current facts and figures, travel advice, key contact and phone numbers.

♦ Australian Government Coronavirus app
for iPhone
for Android

Department of Health and Human Services Victoria
Department of Health Queensland
New South Wales Health
Department of Health Tasmania
Northern Territory Government
Department of Health South Australia
Department of Health Western Australia 

Information and resources from Safework Australia and WorkSafe/WorkCover

Safe Work Australia – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Employers  Safe Work Australia has published updated information for employers on managing the risks from COVID-19. The Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Employers web page includes information on what an employer should do to protect workers and others at a workplace. It includes a range of information about working from home.

WorkSafe Victoria – Preparing for a pandemic guide
SafeWork New South Wales – Corona virus advice and guidance for NSW workplaces
NT WorkSafe – advice on corona virus
WorkCover Queensland – COVID-19 workpace risk management
WorkSafe Tasmania – COVID-19
WorkCover WA – COVID-19 coverage of injury and disease
SafeWork SA – COVID-19 workplace information

 

Information about business relief

Business.gov.au – Coronavirus information and support for business
Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses. We’ll be updating this page as new information is available.

Fair Work Australia – Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws
Find out about your workplace entitlements and obligations if you’re affected by the outbreak of covid-19, including information about stand downs from work, working arrangements impacted by school closures, and pay and sick leave entitlements.

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ALERT: If you have a fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath and you have travelled, please contact us via phone prior to making a booking or visiting the medical centre. For more information please visit our COVID-19 page.
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