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.
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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).
Visit the DHHS website for the latest information on pop-up and drive-through testing sites.
Read the Department of Health and Human Services' Coronavirus Home Safety Plan to help keep you and your family COVIDSafe.
- DHHS Frequently Asked Questions
- DHHS coronavirus interactive self assesment tool
- DHHS COVID-19 information in your language
- View COIVD-19 information in Auslan and easy English
- DHHS guidance on face masks
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.
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.
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.
Find more information on:
- Our COVID-19 Community Relief Package
- Changes to our facilities
- Changes to our services
- Support for small businesses affected by COVID-19
- Where can I find support?
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.