Information for groups of people at higher risk
Steps to keep yourself safe
- Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations.
- Take a PCR test if you have cold or flu symptoms, and stay home.
- Wear a mask in crowded, indoor places.
- Talk with your doctor if you're at higher risk of severe illness. You may be eligible for antivirals.
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Related COVID topics
You may be eligible for antivirals if you catch COVID-19. Speak to your doctor about whether antiviral medicines are suitable for you.
If you are visiting a high-risk setting such as aged or disability facilities, take steps to ensure you don’t spread COVID-19.
Treatments for COVID-19 are more effective if taken early in your illness. Get an early diagnosis using a PCR test at a testing clinic (or a RAT) to receive timely treatment.
RATs are available for free to some members of the community. Find out whether you’re eligible and where to find them.
If you would like help with getting a vaccine, you can SMS ‘Hey EVA’ to 0481 611 382
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