Doctors and hospitals are essential services and will not be closing

Just because you must stay at home doesn’t mean that you won’t get medical help when you need it. You can still call Healthline, and contact your usual doctor, cancer services, disability services or aged care services

The people who work at these places might have to change how they work during alert level 4. For example, your doctor might want to call you on the phone instead of you going to their office.
If you need to see a doctor or nurse, you MUST call them first

Lots of doctors will want to have your appointment over the phone or on a video call to help stop COVID-19 from spreading.

If your doctor needs to see you in person, they will tell you what to do when you visit.

Only call Healthline if you are sick or if someone you live with is sick and you need medical advice. , so that they can

If it is an emergency, you can call 111 or use the 111 text service (if you are registered).

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