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If you or a family member becomes sick it is important to see a doctor. You can see a doctor by visiting a clinic, requesting a home visit or with an online appointment. Staying in touch with your doctor is especially important if you have a chronic illness. Find out more about options for accessing healthcare and how to stay healthy during COVID-19 below.
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People with chronic health conditions or compromised immune systems are at greater risk of more serious illness if they are infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Australian Government website for advice on protecting those most vulnerable
Visiting the doctor during COVID-19
Getting medicines during COVID-19 restrictions
What to do if your child becomes unwell
Child and Family Health Services
Free expert and community support for children’s health (0-5 years) - available during COVID-19 and beyond
Safe use of medicines - fact sheet and video.
Available in other languages including Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese
Interpreters can help you access health care in your language
COVID-19 information for people with disability
Auslan videos on testing, how to wear a mask and self-isolation
Coronavirus information - Council for Intellectual Disability
Cancer Council NSW - Information and support regarding cancer and COVID-19
Cancer Institute NSW - Information about COVID-19 for people with cancer
Cancer Australia - Information about cancer and COVID-19
NSW Health - Cancer treatment during COVID-19
NSW Health: Cardiovascular disease and COVID-19
Also available in Arabic, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Greek, Italian and Vietnamese
COVID-19 and heart disease
NSW Health: Asthma and COVID-19.
What does COVID-19 mean for people with asthma? Asthma Australia provides some insight on their website.
NSW Health: Diabetes and COVID-19
Diabetes Australia provides helpful tips to ensure that you are prepared for the additional challenges faced by diabetics during a pandemic.
Information also available in 26 languages
NSW Health: Arthritis and COVID-19
NSW Health: Stroke and COVID-19
If you need advice or have questions, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080
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