1) Self isolation for 14 days to all travellers coming into Australia effective midnight tonight. (In QLD the Premier announced on 15/3/2020 that fines of up to $13,000 apply for non compliance)
2) Banning of non essential static mass gatherings of 500 people or more (at this stage this does not include schools or public transport).
3) Social distancing as per the AHPPC/Australian Health Protection Principal Committee. We will share this information on another post.
4)They will announce restrictions to visits to aged care facilities in a few days.
Please stay home if you have respiratory symptoms or other symptoms. Call your doctor for advice prior to going to their clinic. Your doctor will discuss whether you need to be tested and how to get tested. There are very specific testing criteria in Qld.
Call your doctor if unwell or concerns. Our phone number is 33578192.
Always call 000 in an emergency
Coronavirus Health Information Line-for general questions
1800 020 080
Health Direct-to check your symptoms and speak with a registered nurse
www.healthdirect.gov.au or ph 1800 022 222
Smart Traveller-get the latest travel advice
We have heard that the phone lines have been inundated so there may be a wait.
In an emergency hang up and dial 000.
We are also posting further information and tips on our Facebook page. Eg. correct handwashing technique and hand sanitiser use. Please check it out and share it with your family and friends.