COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION

Please find below some reliable sources of online information that we have put together to keep you up to date.

Getting access to RELIABLE information is what Libraries do.

THE FACTS

Get the latest information from the Australian Government Department of Health. A national plan has been activated to manage the virus and support our community.

What you need to know about Coronavirus

Information and advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in NSW from the NSW Government

Latest updates on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

Fact sheets

The facts in foreign languages

COVID-19 clinics: NSW Health have public COVID-19 Clinics up and running across NSW.

Recent flights with confirmed cases of COVID-19

Blue Mountains City Council: Community Safety Information

CHILDREN AND OLDER AUSTRALIANS

A reassuring and factual booklet for younger children created by Manuela Molina of www.mindheart.co and shared under Creative Commons License via the Lynn Community Health Centre, Massachusetts.

How to talk to kids about the Coronavirus

Information for older Australians from the Australian Government Department of Health.

STAYING WELL

Staying Mentally Well During Uncertain Times

How to respond effectively to the corona crisis: FACE COVID by Dr Russ Harris © Dr Russ Harris 2009 - 2020 permission to freely share this with anyone you think may benefit.

YouTube animation about FACE COVID

BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYERS

Support measures to assist those affected by COVID-19: An outline of the Australian Taxation Office’s administrative measures to assist Australians experiencing financial difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus information and support for business: COVID-19 information, support and resources for business from the Australian Government’s Business website.

SUPPORTING STUDENTS LEARNING FROM HOME

NSW Government Learning From Home: Online hub where student and parents can access online learning materials.

Advice to parents and carers: Updated information and advice for parents and carers of students learning from home, from the NSW Department of Education.

STAYING INFORMED

FutureLearn is an online learning platform that provides courses in partnership with top international universities and specialist organisations. Join their free course on tackling COVID-19, provided by The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine together with the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.

COVID-19 infection control training: A free 30-minute course that covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19. Produced for health care workers in all settings but accessible and informative for all.

COVID-19 GIS Hub: COVID-19 maps, datasets, applications, and more, for people who like to study and manipulate data.