Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349

There is a special phone line for Queenslanders who are in coronavirus home quarantine and are needing food, medicines or advice and information.

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Government-funded influenza vaccines have been available to providers from mid April 2020.
It is recommended that people get their flu shot now.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and participate in society overnight. In this article, we write about the recommended strategies for preventing the spread of disease, and then the reasons why each approach is suggested.

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Now that deeper restrictions are here for movements, supports are being announced to help you be able to “Stay at Home”. From appointments to prescriptions and getting medications, we outline the supports that are available to help you.

Words say "self care isn't selfish"

We are living in tough and trying times. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a profound impact on our day to day lives, and we are all experiencing heightened anxiety, confusion and isolation. It’s okay not to be okay.

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There has been widespread panic buying and a shortage of supplies on supermarket shelves, especially toilet paper, as the Coronavirus crisis intensifies. Supermarkets have introduced drastic new measures to address this, which include strict limits on item purchases per transaction, priority deliveries and restricted access times for Australians who are older or have a disability.

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The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way we participate in our communities literally overnight. Attending religious services - going to church, temple, mosque or other religious services, is a significant spiritual and cultural community activity for many Australians with disability. In an Update on Coronavirus measures on Friday 3rd April, the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison made an announcement regarding Religious Services.

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While some states in Australia have returned to school, others are still in school holidays. Since children have already been home in isolation for some time, and parents are searching for ideas on how to cope during holidays. Read on for plenty of activities to keep boredom away from toddlers to teens.

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Have you heard of "Zoom"? It is a video communication tool that people are using to stay connected in times of isolation. You can see, hear, and talk to a friend or family member. Read on to learn how you can stay in touch through Zoom.

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The Australian Government has created a WhatsApp channel for guidance and advice on Coronavirus (Covid- 19) in Australia and released an app from the Department of Health. A second tracking app has also been released.