Coronavirus Information – General Health
All ACT colleges have a nominated student support officer(s). We encourage students experiencing difficulties in this time to contact the support officer at your college. ACT staff are also happy to help support students through this difficult period.
For the most reliable and up to date health information go to health.gov.au
The Department of Health home page contains links to the most reliable and up to date information about the unfolding Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis in Australia, including direct links to the most recent announcements from the Prime Minister, Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and the Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
If you are looking for reliable and up-to-date information on measures being taken to slow the spread of Coronavirus, this is the best place to look: Health News
Most recent statement from the Prime Minister
The Australian Government is updating critical information on its homepage regularly. See here for the latest info.
Health.gov has a dedicated Coronavirus Information page
List of Symptoms: and recommends that if you are sick and worried you may have COVID-19 use the healthdirect Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker
- Essential workplaces, where you cannot work from home
- Health care settings
- Food shopping
- Schools and universities, where you cannot study from home
- Public transport and airport
Helpline and further info
- You can contact the 24/7 National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080
- Telehealth services
- Mental health services
- Financial Support