COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - Information & Support

21 October 2021

NSW Reopening roadmap

NSW has reached an 80% double vaccination target. Find out what you are allowed to do if you are fully vaccinated, or unvaccinated in NSW.

Read full details on the NSW Government website, available in many languages


Find up-to-date information about coronavirus (COVID-19) on this website using the links and resources below.


Do you need financial help because of COVID-19? 

You may be able to get the COVID-19 Disaster Payment if you can’t work due to a restricted movement order or lockdown.

You may be able to get the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment if you can’t work and either:

  • a state or territory health official has told you to isolate or quarantine because you’re a close contact of a confirmed case or have COVID-19
  • you are caring for someone with COVID-19.

You may also be eligible for longer term financial help. Use the Services Australia Payment and Service Finder to see what you can get.

Go to servicesaustralia.gov.au/covid19 to check if you can get a payment.

 

Complete the Service NSW Assistance Finder and take a 2-minute questionnaire to get a list of benefits and services in health and wellbeing, employment, skills and training, food, housing and finances, tailored specifically for you or your business.

Service NSW Assistance Finder


COVID-19 FAQs

Get the facts and find out more about COVID-19 with the healthdirect 'Frequently Asked Questions' (FAQs) such as:


Information in multiple languages

Important facts and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 are available in multiple languages.
This includes English, Chinese – Simplified and Traditional – Arabic, Bahasa, Farsi, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese.

Go to FAQs - Frequently asked questions in multiple languages (NSW Health)

For translated resources in additional languages, visit the Department of Health website.

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service website 

SBS COVID-19 resources in 63 languages


Information Helplines

Coronavirus Health Information Line

Call this Australian Government Department of Health phone line if you are seeking information on novel coronavirus.
The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Ph: 1800 020 080

 

healthdirect Hotline

Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns.
The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Ph: 1800 022 222
healthdirect.gov.au
 

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