Testing for coronavirus is now widely available across Australia.
If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
The federal government’s coronavirus tracing app COVIDSafe is available for download from your phone’s app store.
It’s unclear exactly how contagious the COVID-19 is.
COVID-19 appears to spread from person to person among those in close contact.
It may be spread by respiratory droplets released when someone with the virus coughs or sneezes.
It may also be spread if a person touches a surface with the virus on it and then touches his or her mouth, nose or eyes.
With these circumstances, the best way to preventive action is to avoid being exposed to the virus.
Here’s what you can do:
- Wash your hands frequently
- Maintain social distancing
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
- Practice respiratory hygiene
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care immediately
- Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider
If you have severe symptoms like difficulty breathing or experiencing cold or flu symptoms, arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
- Sore throat
- Fatigue, and
- Difficulty breathing
We can all help to lessen the number of COVID-19 cases. Watch this video for more information on protecting yourself from the virus.
A Plus Dental has set preventive measures to safeguard all staff and patients while providing high-quality dental services to those in need.