The situation relating to Coronavirus is changing rapidly. Council continues to monitor closely advice from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which is the lead agency for disease control. For the latest information on restrictions and closures put in place by the State and Federal Government click here.
For current information about the State of Emergency, government restrictions and important information regarding essential and non-essential gatherings, businesses and activities, please visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/state-emergency
Council has also activated its pandemic plan to ensure it can maintain critical services to the community.
If you think you or a family member might have been exposed to Coronavirus you should follow the advice on the DHHS website on what to do next at www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
If you cannot find the information you are looking for on this website please email Infectious.Diseases@dhhs.vic.gov.au or call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398.
There is also multilingual portal, with COVID-19 information available in 63 languages.
DHHS has set up a page on its website detailing actions that the community, employers and organisations can take to help reduce the risk of infection and slow the spread of COVID-19 - click here to find out more.
Domestic Violence and isolation
We all know how important staying at home is to stop the spread of COVID-19. But for many people, including victims/survivors of family violence, being at home is not always safe. There are some great resources for people experiencing family violence and for family and friends who want to know how they can help during this pandemic. Click on the links below to learn more: