The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is providing updates and advice on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Victoria and how you can reduce your risk. 

Coronavirus hotline

If you suspect you may have COVID-19, please call the DHHS dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. The Department of Health and Human Services will be assisting vulnerable Victorians in metropolitan Melbourne with in-home testing to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus testing

Visit the DHHS website for the latest information on pop-up and drive-through testing sites. 

Coronavirus Home Safety Plan

Read the Department of Health and Human Services' Coronavirus Home Safety Plan to help keep you and your family COVIDSafe.


Translated COVID-19 Videos

The Chief Health Officer recommends that Victorians wear a face mask when leaving home if it is difficult to keep 1.5 metres apart from other people. The DHHS has released translated videos for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Coronavirus Animation Explainer Videos

The Australian Government has released a series of videos about Coronavirus (COVID-19).

You can call the Australian Government's Coronavirus Health Information Line: 1800 020 080 for information on COVID-19. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

COVID-19 Home Safety Plan

The COVID-19 Home Safety Plan is a resource for families to plan and implement COVID Safe measures, whether at home or out in the community. 

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Preparing for an emergency and COVID-19

The Victorian Government has updated Q&As about emergencies and COVID-19 on their website. It includes information on travelling to property to prepare for emergencies such as fire or flood and assisting family members who have been affected by an emergency. Landowners travelling from metropolitan Melbourne to regional Victoria will need to show the Fire Prevention Notice (FPN) issued to them as evidence for the reason their travel. 

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