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!
→ Healthdirect also has a range of information available explaining issues around the coronavirus on its website.
→ Up-to-date guidance on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health workers.
→ 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.
→ 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 Store, Google Play and the Government’s WhatsApp channel.
→ 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.
→ Participants can now recover the costs to purchase PPE items using your NDIS funds, if you; receive an average of at least one hour a day of face-to-face daily living supports, and live in Victoria or New South Wales. Read more.
→ 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.
→ Coronacast – hosted by ABC News
→ Going Viral – hosted by RACGP President & GP Dr Harry Nespolon
→ The Coronavirus Podcast – hosted by Nursing Review
→ 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.