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About coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

Where can I find out the latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19)?

For the latest information on coronavirus (COVID-19) visit the Department of Health's About coronavirus (COVID-19) page. This includes information about symptoms, where to get tested and how to reduce your risk of coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you have any of the symptoms, however mild, you should seek advice and get tested. To get further advice, call the 24-hour coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 or your general practitioner.

I am feeling stressed and overwhelmed about coronavirus (COVID-19). Who can I contact for help?

It is normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed during a time like this. It’s important to remind yourself that this is a normal reaction and it will pass.

There are plenty of ways to support other people, or be supported if you are feeling anxious or uncertain.

Lifeline Australia 13 11 14

A crisis support service offering short term support at any time for people who are having difficulty coping or staying safe.


Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

A free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25 years.


Beyond Blue 1300 224 636

Mental health information and support for all Victorians.


Headspace 1800 650 893

Online and telephone support and counselling for 12-25 year olds, their families and friends.