IMPORTANT UPDATE AUGUST 5 2020
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the border with NSW and the ACT will be closed from 1am on August 8.
Aged Care Update
Restrictions will now apply for those wanting to visit aged care facilities across the Gold Coast, Brisbane City, Ipswich City, Logan City, Redland City and Scenic Rim Regional Local Government Areas.
For up-to-date information about border restrictions, residential aged care facilities, recent cases and contact tracing visit the Queensland Health website at: https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au
Testing options on the Gold Coast
With the recent detection of cases on Brisbane’s southside, residents are being encouraged to be alert but not alarmed, and get tested if they have any symptoms, no matter how mild. Symptoms include sore throat, cough, shortness of breath, fever, runny/stuffy nose, fatigue and lack of taste or smell.
To provide you with trusted and reliable information about COVID-19, we have put together a list of government sources that are updated on a regular basis to assist you further.
Due to significant exposure and discussion of the current COVID-19 situation it is possible that yourself, an individual or a carer of an individual, is experiencing distress either as a direct result of the situation or as an exacerbation of an existing illness. GCPHN has put together some mental health support information, including a resource for Alcohol and Other Drugs support. Find out more
The Australian Government is providing financial assistance to Australians. This assistance includes income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation. Find out more
If you enter Queensland from interstate or overseas you will receive a mandatory quarantine notice for 14 days. Further information, including questions and answers, is available on Queensland Health’s website.