Coronavirus (COVID-19)

HEALTH ALERT !


For the latest information from the Australian Government Department of Health please visit 
https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert#current-status 

For the latest information from Queensland Health please visit
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/diseases/coronavirus

As a precaution Suncare is seeking disclosure from employees, volunteers, customers and community members we have a working relationship with, regarding any recent overseas travel, or contact with a confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) case following the Australian Department of Health’s recommendations.
 

Coronavirus (COVID-19), what you need to know.

This information sheet from the Department of Health website tells you what you need to know about coronavirus (COVID-19)
https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/what-you-need-to-know-about-coronavirus-covid-19

As a precaution, social distancing has been introduced by the Australian Government. Suncare understands that social distancing may cause concern for many of our customers, staff and volunteers. More information about social distancing, including what it is, how to do it and why it’s important can be found here.

Further information can be found on the Department of Health website. 
https://www.health.gov.au/resources/videos/coronavirus-video-social-distancing

Coronavirus (COVID-19), frequently asked questions 

Common questions about COVID-19 and the answers are provided in this fact sheet to assist you. 
https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-frequently-asked-questions 
 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information about home isolation when unwell with a suspected or confirmed case of coronavirus 

If you are feeling unwell and unsure about home isolation this information from the Department of Health provides answers to common questions about COVID-19 and how to self-isolate at home. This includes what it is, how it spreads, if you should get tested, who is most at risk and if you should attend public gatherings. 
https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others-from-coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-self-quarantine-for-coronavirus-covid-19

Suncare recognises that ‘we are all in this together’.  We understand social connection and support is an important part of our everyday wellbeing. Check out our tips on managing self-isolation while you are staying at home.

To prevent infection risk, this video includes a section specifically focused on hand hygiene which can provide support on basic hand hygiene

If you are at all concerned please seek information from your local health hospital health service.