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.
As of 18 March 2020, all non-essential indoor public gatherings of 100 people or more are immediately banned in NSW and across Australia. The ban on outdoor public gatherings of 500 people or more also continues to apply. These measures apply to cultural and religious gatherings.
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.
The latest Media Release from NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard is available in a variety of languages, including:
- Chinese – Simplified
- Chinese – Traditional
- Filipino Tagalog
- Persian Farsi
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 summarise available information on the NSW Health website.
For the latest updates on COVID-19, please see the NSW Health website.