The Australian Government’s Chief Medical Officer held a national teleconference yesterday to provide details on the national response to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Chief Medical Officer and state and territory Chief Medical Officers have been meeting and teleconferencing daily for several weeks since the outbreak in China.
They have agreed on the Response Plan to guide the health sector response within Australia.
The link to the Response Plan is:
Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (the COVID-19 Plan)
The Response Plan is a living document and will be updated as required.
In addition, the Australian Government Department of Health website Coronavirus (COVID-19) includes a collection of resources including fact sheets for the general public, health professionals and industry about COVID-19.
A collection of resources for health professionals, including pathology providers and healthcare managers, about coronavirus (COVID-19).
You are encouraged to subscribe to the page to remain informed and ensure you have the latest information.
The information is updated daily.
Any urgent enquiries can be directed to the Department of Health’s National Incident Room via firstname.lastname@example.org.