Know the Facts about COVID-19

For the latest info about COVID-19, visit the Australian Government, Department of Health website. 

For information specifically for people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, the Australian Rheumatology Association has general info about COVID-19 and COVID vaccinations.

Symptom checker

Healthdirect Australia has developed a COVID- 19 Symptom and Antiviral Eligibility Checker, an online self-guided tool to help you find out if you need to seek medical help.

The COVID-19 Symptom Checker includes questions about travel history, contact with known cases and the clinical symptoms associated with COVID-19, including fever, sore throat, cough and shortness of breath. It provides you with advice on what you should do next, such as calling ahead before a visit to a GP or emergency department.

How we can help

Call our Help Line and speak to our nurses. Phone 1800 263 265 or email

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