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For Senior Territorians – COVID-19 Information & Resources

National advice hotline

For information on coronavirus (COVID-19) call the hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days  1800 020 080

 

COTA NT

Older Person’s COVID-19 Support Line1800 171 866

Are you confused by what COVID-19 means for you? Is social distancing making you feel isolated or alone? Supported by the Federal Government, we are here to answer all your questions, providing help, support and resources to all older Australians who are affected by Covid-19.

Northern Territory Government

In the Northern Territory, translated resources will be published here, when available. Information about translator services in the Northern Territory is here. (A collection of translated resources on the Coronavirus is available through the latest PICAC NT publication, COVID-19 Information to Support CaLD Communities.)

Department of Health (Federal)

Recommendations for entry into Residential Aged Care Facilities Posted on https://www.health.gov.au/news/australian-health-protection-principal-committee-ahppc-update-to-residential-aged-care-facilities-about-minimising-the-impact-of-covid-19

Based on emerging evidence and given the current epidemiological and public health situation in Australia, with low levels of local transmission, the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) recommends that:

AHPPC recommends that facilities return to a higher level of protection (such as restricting visiting service providers) if there are recent cases of COVID-19 acquired in the local vicinity of the facility. A guide would be that there are cases in the surrounding suburbs or town that have not been acquired overseas.

A collection of translated resources on the Coronavirus is available through the latest PICAC NT publication, Cultural Background Resources COVID-19 – May 2020

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