NEW PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTIONS
The Queensland Government has issued new Public Health Directions for COVID-19.
Contact Tracing Alert
There are currently no contact tracing alerts for Queensland.
Residents should monitor their health and, if they develop even the mildest of COVID-19 symptoms, (including cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny/stuffy nose, fatigue or lack of taste or smell) get tested. There are a number of testing options on the Gold Coast, and also, in other regions.
Protecting ourselves and others
We can all play our part in reducing the risk of COVID-19 in our community. Gold Coast residents should continue to:
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