19 Jun, 2020 Last updated: 07 Jun, 2021

Tips, resources, and downloads about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Covid vaccines in Victoria are being rolled out at a number of different venues. Click here to view a list of vaccination centres from the Department of Health

Updates about how many Covid cases are active in Victoria and exposure sites are being provided by the Department of Health.

 

August Update

The Department of Health now recommends that children 12 years and over need to wear masks.

Disclaimer: Any coronavirus information mentioned is accurate at the time this article was first published (25 Feb 2020). For the most up-to-date information about coronavirus restrictions, please visit the source: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au

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HOW TO REDUCE RISK OF INFECTION: 

Victorians should act now to reduce the risk of infection from coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The situation is changing rapidly so please visit the Department of Health website regularly for updated information.

For current measures on physical distancing visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au

 

Top tips to help stop the spread of coronavirus

  • Wear a face mask when leaving your home

  • Wash your hands often and properly (for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water)

  • Cough sneeze into a tissue/your elbow & avoid touching your face

  • If you feel unwell, have been overseas or come in contact with a positive case you must not leave your house/hotel.

  • Practice physical distancing – keep 1.5 metre distance from others, don’t shake hands/touch others.

For the latest on physical distancing guidelines visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au


 

Downloadable assets

 

These assets can be printed out or shared on your digital channels to help inform people about reducing the risk of coronavirus.

 

 Asset Institution Description
Download digital assets about restrictions Department of Health Assets for publishing on digital platforms to spread awareness of coronavirus restrictions.
Download digital assets about getting tested Department of Health Assets for publishing on digital platforms to encourage getting tested for coronavirus.

  

Information in other languages

The Department of Health has translated coronavirus information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry. Information includes factsheets and promotional materials.

 

 

Delivering health promotion information online

We've put together this suite of fact sheets to help health promotion practitioners deliver their messaging during coronavirus.

1. Delivering training or classes online
2. Public health advocacy
3. Delivering content online
4. Co-design

You can view case studies about online health promotion at our Health Promotion in Action blog.


 

Useful links

 


  

Videos

 

VicHealth has teamed up with Victorian comedians Rhys Nicholson and Becky Lucas to help deliver coronavirus wellbeing tips with their unique voices, to engage with younger audiences on social media. For all official coronavirus advice, please refer to the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

 

 

These videos feature tips from footy stars to help encourage healthy habits during coronavirus. Click here to see more videos from AFL Players.

   

 

Recommendations for using a cloth face mask with Brett Sutton, Victorian Chief Health Officer

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