Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions – Easy Read

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Coronavirus: frequently asked questions – Easy Read

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Publication date: 
14 April 2020
Last updated: 
9 August 2022
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This fact sheet answers the following questions:

  • What is coronavirus?
  • What are the symptoms? 
  • What can you do if you have these symptoms?
  • Should you get a test for coronavirus? 
  • How is coronavirus treated? 
  • How does coronavirus spread? 
  • How can you stop the spread? 
  • What is social distancing? 
  • What is self-isolation?
  • Who has more risk of getting coronavirus? 
  • Can you visit family and friends in aged care facilities?
  • Can you use public transport?
  • Can you travel inside and outside of Australia? 
  • Can you still go to work? 
  • Should you stop your children from going to school? 
  • Should you wear a mask?