About coronavirus and the national response
For the latest information about coronavirus go to the Australian Government Department of Health website.
About the Tasmanian situation
You can follow the Department of Health on Facebook for updates.
About the global situation
The World Health Organisation (WHO) website provides up-to-date advice and facts about the situation globally.
About COVID-19 vaccines
For information about COVID-19 vaccination, visit the Australian Government Department of Health.
For Tasmanian specific information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine, visit the vaccination page.
Call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080 (24 hours, 7 days) for advice and information about the vaccines.
National Coronavirus Helpline
For general information about coronavirus, or if you are experiencing symptoms, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080 (24 hours, 7 days) for advice on what to do next. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
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Tasmanian Public Health Hotline
The Public Health Hotline ensures Tasmanians have access to coronavirus (COVID-19) support and information.
As well as handling enquiries from the general public, qualified clinical staff are available to provide advice to health professionals.
If you feel unwell with cold or flu-like symptoms (including fever, runny nose, cough, sore/itchy throat or shortness of breath), please phone the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to arrange a referral for a COVID-19 test.
Stay Healthy Stay Connected
For tips on how to stay healthy and stay connected while you are staying at home, visit and follow the Stay Healthy Stay Connected Facebook page.