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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Seeing family and friends and living in the community

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Publication date: 
7 September 2020
Last updated: 
8 September 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes: 

  • Can I meet with friends and family and go out in the community?
  • Should I be wearing a mask?
  • What if I am unable to see family and friends in person?
  • Should I visit my family and friends in a residential aged care home?
  • Can I get help if I can’t buy things at my local shops?
  • How do I get the medicines I need?
  • How can I access health services?
  • Should I still go to the doctor?
  • Are other vaccinations important?
  • I received an email/SMS/phone call about COVID-19 from someone I don’t trust – is it a scam?
  • What should I do about travel or events that I have planned?