What is Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus. Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can prevent infection.
Visit the Australian Government Department of Health COVID-19 webpage for community information about:
- What is coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Who is at risk
- How it spreads
- Support services
Translated COVID-19 Information
See the Australian Government Health website for a range of COVID-19 fact sheets in international language translations. The resources include fact sheets, guidelines and other publications.
The site provides a list of translated resources about COVID-19 in:
- Simplified and Traditional Chinese
Restrictions on business, organisations activities, events and gatherings in South Australia
The Commonwealth Government has issued new restrictions on non-essential business and activities in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
For the latest information see SA Health's Restrictions on business, organisations, activities, events and gatherings in South Australia page.
SA Health website
Visit the SA Health website for more information about Coronavirus at https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+topics+a+-+z/covid+2019/novel+coronavirus
National Coronavirus Information Helpline - 1800 020 080
Call this line if you are seeking information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
SA COVID-19 Information Line – 1800 253 787
This line is available to South Australians and provides local information on COVID-19 to the general public from 8.00am to 8.00pm 7 days per week.