Seeking medical attention

According to the Federal Government's website, Coronavirus symptoms can range from mild illness to pneumonia. The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to other cases of colds and flu and include 

  • Fever 
  • Sore throat 
  • Cough 
  • Tiredness 
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • For more information on these symptoms, click here


If you:

think you might have symptoms of COVID-19, 
call the National Coronavirus Helpline (1800 020 080) or seek the advice of your General Practitioner (GP).


have serious symptoms,
such as difficulty breathing, call 000 for urgent medical help.


want to check your symptoms,
Health Direct has created a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker tool that provides specific advice on what to do.


want to get tested,
find a COVID-19 testing clinic near you with Finder's searchable map and full list of locations.
Testing for coronavirus is now available to every Australian with mild respiratory symptoms including a cough and sore throat. Read more.


are a new arrival from overseas
and think that you are sick, please call the FREE Telephone Interpreting Service on 131 450 and tell them your language and that you wish to call Health Direct using their support on 1800 022 222 who will give you advice on what to do.


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