COVID-19 - INFORMATION UPDATES
19 December 2022
COVID-19 Symptom and Antiviral Eligibility Checker - from healthdirect Australia
If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, use the healthdirect COVID-19 Symptom and Antiviral Eligibility Checker which will help you understand your symptoms, what care you may need and if you are eligible for antiviral treatment. The COVID-19 Symptom and Antiviral Eligibility Checker is available in 11 languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese. To date, the symptom checker has been used nearly 14 million times to help people get the care they need.
21 July 2021
COVID-19 Restriction Checker - from healthdirect Australia
Healthdirect Australia have created this brilliant tool to check restrictions in your state or territory - whether it be related to attending events, shopping, eating out or visiting friends. It is updated multiple times a day so you can rely on this as a one stop shop for checking what you can and can't do in your state or territory.
18 Mar 2021
Covid-19 vaccine for people with Parkinson’s
As part of the Federal government roll out of the national COVID-19 vaccination programme, we have been notified that people with Parkinson’s are included in Phase 1b. This phase will commence nationally from 22 March 2021.
For further details please visit Department of Health website www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines or telephone 1800 020 080 to assess your eligibility and be directed to centres close to you.
The COVID-19 vaccine in not a live vaccine therefore there should be no concerns about interactions with Parkinson’s related medications.