ACIPC urges all members to be regularly updated on COVID-19 developments. Below we have provided a number of links to Commonwealth and State and Territory information and other relevant sites. Whilst there are multiple online resources available, we have provided those deemed to be most relevant.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): CDNA National Guidelines for Public Health Units is now available on the Commonwealth website at https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/cdna-song-novel-coronavirus.htm

This is now Version 2.4, which merely reflects the evolving situation and constant vigilance to provide best available advice. Updated sections are highlighted.

Latest COVID-19 updates

Australian Government – Department of Health

Australian States and Territories ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA

New Zealand Government – Ministry of Health

Australian Government Coronavirus Health Information Line – 1800 020 080 – The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Read the ACIPC Position Statement here.

Data

Real time mapping of cases and deaths COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

Resources and information

Health and Community Law Alert: 2019 novel coronavirus & infectious diseases: what health, disability and aged care providers can do

CDNA National Guidelines for the Prevention, Control and Public Health Management of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Residential Care Facilities in AustraliaPDF