Urgent Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is rapidly evolving. We all have a role to play in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting our community. The best way to stay informed with the latest advice about COVID-19 is to follow updates on the NSW Health website.

For information on changes to domestic violence services in response to COVID-19 and a guide on mask use in NSW, please see the downloadable pdfs at the bottom of this page.

Public Gatherings

As of 29 March 2020, the National Cabinet agreed to further limit most indoor and outdoor non-essential gatherings to two people.

Multilingual resources and health advice

If you have loved ones or community members who don't speak English as a first language, you can find translated factsheets, information, videos and posters on the NSW Health website.

Information is available in a variety of community languages, including:

  • Arabic
  • Bahasa/Indonesian
  • Chinese – Simplified
  • Chinese – Traditional
  • Farsi
  • Italian
  • Khmer
  • Korean
  • Mongolian
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

What can I do?

Everyone can play a role in responding to COVID-19 by following advice about social distancing and practicing good hygiene including regular hand washing with soap and water and covering coughs and sneezes.

For more information about how you can protect yourself, go to the NSW Health website.

The COVID-19 helpline

For information, call the Australian Government's National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

FAQ and Fact Sheet

Download a FAQ and Fact Sheet on COVID-19 that together summarise available information on the NSW Health website.

For the latest updates on COVID-19, please see the NSW Health website.