COVID-19 – Links and Resources

COVID-19 is something the world cannot escape at the moment and there’s a lot of information out there for individuals and Healthcare providers to decipher.

MediRecruit has put together a page dedicated to information to help during this time.

We are sending all our heartfelt thanks to all the essential workers who are dedicating their time to keep us safe, healthy and with all the necessary essentials we require to keep us moving forward.

And please remember to wash your hands… and give yourself one big hug!

Australian Government Department of Health

Healthdirect Website

→ Healthdirect also has a range of information available explaining issues around the coronavirus on its website.

Resources

→ A collection of resources for the general public and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19).

→ Online COVID-19 Infection Control Training for care workers across all health care settings, covering the fundamentals of infection prevention and control. Training is hosted on an external site, provided by the Department of Health’s trusted COVID-19 training partner, Aspen Medical.

Latest Information

→ For the latest official advice, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert page on the Department of Heath’s website.

→ You can also get up-to-date information on the Federal Government’s Coronavirus Australia app, available on the App StoreGoogle Play and the Government’s WhatsApp channel.

Other

→ Can you boost your immune system against the coronavirus (COVID-19)? healthdirect.gov.au has a great blog post which addresses vitamins vs balanced diets; sleep and cleanliness in reference to the coronavirus. Read more.

→ Should I get the flu injection? Flu vaccination more important than ever during the month of April – The Hon Greg Hunt MPMinister for Health, Media Release.

NDIS

→ The Australian Government has announced new measures to ensure essential support is in place for NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme participants, workers and providers through the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read more.

→ Guidelines for Pricing and Cancellations during COVID-19.

Podcasts

Coronacast – hosted by ABC News

Going Viral – hosted by RACGP President & GP Dr Harry Nespolon

The Coronavirus Podcast – hosted by Nursing Review

 

Mental Health Resources

Headspace – information is for young people affected by stress related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Beyond Blue – coronavirus mental wellbeing support service – this page is regularly updated with information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this time.

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