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We need your help – get tested
#Itest4NSW – Find out how you can help
I get tested for NSW – hear from young people in our community
Hear from 25 year-old Mark who had Coronavirus
Join the #swabmob - check out these videos to see what the testing experience is like
COVID-19 Testing for Young Adults
COVID-19 is FREE and available to anyone who has symptoms. For locations of testing clinics see Stop the Spread or NSW Health.
Youth Health is providing testing for homeless young people who have symptoms AND any young people living in the same refuge/ accommodation service even if they don’t have symptoms. All services are free and do not require Medicare.
For more information and bookings, please contact:
Please see flyers developed by WSLHD Youth Health for more information:
Flyer for youth workers
Flyer for young people
For more information about symptoms and stopping the spread of COVID-19, see Stop the Spread
What's happening with the COVID-19 Vaccine?
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
When should I wear a mask?
Mask wearing advice
Surviving a pandemic – tips from Toby. Available in English and Cantonese
Looking after yourself during COVID-19 - Video
Explore ReachOut's self care tips
Check out ACON’s advice to support people from sexuality and gender diverse communities and people living with HIV
Visit our Youth Health Services webpage for FREE youth health & wellbeing services
Follow our Youth Health Facebook Page
Find out more about getting involved in decision making for youth health through WSLHD Youth Council webpage
If you are a carer for someone with a disability, take a look at information on disability and carers
Headspace information about how to cope with stress related to COVID-19
Free essential life skills app for young people
HRU? - Podcast for 18 – 25 year olds
For more information about mental health support or wellbeing advice, see Mental Health
Check out Sydney Uni’s Sport and Fitness free online workouts
Practice Yoga with these free online yoga videos
Access Live Life get active fitness classes
Check out YHunger’s quick and affordable recipes in their Reheat: A Cookbook for Young People (PDF 9.5MB) and Made Fresh: More Mad Feeds (PDF 14MB)
More quick and easy recipes for your home cooking adventures
Check out these recipes ideas using what’s in your pantry
Blacktown City Council Library
Cumberland City Council Library
City of Parramatta Library
The Hills Shire Library
For more ideas on how to stay active and eat healthy while at home, see Staying Healthy at Home
Check out Headspace’s Facebook page for tips
Check out ReachOut’s stories from young people during Coronavirus
Read Beyondblue’s staying connected stories
Support for young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds
University of Sydney’s Tips
Western Sydney University’s Tips
Check out fee free courses at TAFE
My Legal Mate app - Legal information for International students, available in 6 languages
Financial support for young people affected by COVID-19
If you need advice or have questions, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080
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