Useful links – Coronavirus

Useful links – Coronavirus

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General COVID-19 information

Check your vaccine eligibility and book if you are eligible
https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines?gclid=Cj0KCQjw9YWDBhDyARIsADt6sGYhiXlXJWNnizH-E5csKw4JOAaVhnLOL3hJGo9LEr1gNt1JianTuNMaAl_REALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

National Coronavirus Health Information Line  – 1800 020 080

Feeling Unwell? – Symptoms of COVID-19
https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/symptoms-and-feeling-unwell

Symptom checker
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/symptom-checker/tool/basic-details

Find your nearest testing clinic in NSW
https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others/clinics

Covid-19 hotline for older people – 1800 171 866

Coronavirus in other languages
https://www.sbs.com.au/language/coronavirus

Factsheets – Commonwealth Government and COTA Australia
https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-older-australians_4.pdf

Looking after your mental health

Beyond Blue – 1800 512 348
https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/

Head to health
https://headtohealth.gov.au/covid-19-support/covid-19

Lifeline – 13 11 14
https://www.lifeline.org.au/

Multicultural mental health
https://embracementalhealth.org.au/

Other avenues for support

Carer Support / Carer Gateway – 1800 422 737
https://www.carergateway.gov.au/

Carers NSW – 02 9280 4744
http://www.carersnsw.org.au/

Dementia Australia – 1800 100 500
https://carers.dementia.org.au/resources/coronavirus-covid-19-helpsheets/tips-for-carers-families-and-friends-of-people-living-with-dementia

Assistance with living at home or a residential aged care facility – 1800 200 422
https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

Housing Assistance

Residential Tenancy  – Tenants Union NSW
https://www.tenants.org.au/blog/renting-and-covid-19-information

Department of Communities & Justice
Link to Home Service – 1800 152 152
https://coronavirus.dcj.nsw.gov.au/services/housing-and-homelessness

Financial issues

NSW Fair Trading – 13 32 20
https://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/resource-library/publications/coronavirus-covid-19

Income Support – Centrelink
https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/centrelink

National Debt Helpline – 1800 007 007
https://ndh.org.au/debt-problems/covid19/

Staying Connected

Redcross Telecross – 1300 885 698
https://www.redcross.org.au/get-help/community-services/telecross

Community Visitor Scheme
https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/community-visitors-scheme-cvs

Safety concerns

NSW Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline – 1800 628 221
https://www.ageingdisabilitycommission.nsw.gov.au/

General Information

Seniors Card – 13 77 88
https://www.seniorscard.nsw.gov.au/

Service NSW – 13 77 88
https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/cost-living

Help with shopping

Woolworths priority assistance – 1800 000 610
www.woolworths.com.au/priorityassistance

Woolworths Basics Box – 1800 904 698
https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/page/woolworths-basics-box?icmpid=sm-hp-hero3:other:other:wk39

Coles priority service (COPS) – 1800 455 400
https://shop.coles.com.au/a/kirrawee/content/priority-service-information

Coles Community Box
https://www.coles.com.au/customernotice/community-box

Meals on Wheels – 02 8219 4200
https://nswmealsonwheels.org.au/