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COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can range from mild illness to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, while others may get very sick very quickly.

Symptoms include:

  • fever
  • flu-like symptoms such as coughing, fatigue and sore throat
  • shortness of breath
  • loss of the sense of smell

If you are concerned you may have been exposed or may have COVID-19, please use the Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom checker below to determine if you need to seek medical help or get tested.

COVID-19 Symptom Checker

What to do if you feel unwell?

In an emergency, call 000.

Coronavirus 24/7 Health Information Line: 1800 020 080

Protecting our families and communities

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we need to do everything we can to keep our vulnerable community members safe, especially Elders and those with chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiac disease, respiratory issues and renal disease.

The best thing we can do is to practice good hygiene. This means washing your hands regularly, following the rules around social distancing and travel restrictions, and getting tested if unwell.

COVID-19 vaccine rollout

COVID-19 vaccinations are available and being administered through South West Hospital and Health Service.

For information about vaccination clinics visit the SWHHS website.

Go to SWHHS website