Information for the Public
If you are seeking information on COVID-19, call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Queensland Government has detailed information for the community on its website about COVID-19 including what it is, symptoms and prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Further information can be obtained by calling 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84). If you believe that you have been exposed to COVID-19, phone your GP or local health service before attending.
To protect yourself and others from infection practice good hand and respiratory hygiene including:
Clean Hands with Soap and Water or Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs
Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing
Avoiding contact with anyone who has symptoms such as fever, a cough, sore throat, fatigue, and shortness of breath
Staying 1.5 metres away from people
Staying home if you are unwell.