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Coronavirus advice


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus (SARS-COV-2). Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. It spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can help prevent infection.

Fact sheets about coronavirus are available from the Department of Health website.

The Coronavirus Health Information Line (1800 020 080) is available for anyone seeking information on the coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

For more information, visit our COVID-19 and diabetes information page.

Diabetes Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this Country. We recognise their connection to land, waters, winds and culture. We pay the upmost respect to them, their cultures and to their Elders, past and present. We are committed to improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

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