NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #CoronaVirus News Alert No 28 : April 2 #KeepOurMobSafe : With Contributions from @atsils @NATSIHWA Dr @KelvinKongENT, @DeadlyChoices, #Yerin ACCHO @ahmrc Dr @normanswan and Dr Mark Wenitong @33CreativeAus

1. COVID-19: Information for Indigenous Communities : Looking after our mental health.

2. ATSILS : Sorry business and funerals the COVID-19 crisis.

3 .NATSIHWA CEO Karl Briscoe : Our workforce and the COVID-19 crisis.

4. WA Government : Launches COVID-19 Strong Spirits / Strong Minds website.

5. View: Yerin Eleanor Duncan ACCHO braces for COVID-19.

6. VIDEO : Learn the FACTS about COVID-19 in this 8 minute presentation.

7. VIEW : Dr Mark Wenitong and Dr Norman Swan on ABC TV 7.30 Report : COVID-19 and Indigenous communities.

8. AHMRC : Professor Kelvin kong

9. More than 550 Telstra payphones are now free-of-charge across Indigenous communities in Australia

10.Gallery of COVID-19 on social media images to share.

See how NACCHO protects our mob Corona Virus Home Page

Read all 28 NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Coronas Virus Alerts HERE

1. COVID-19: Information for Indigenous Communities : Looking after our mental health

  • Coronavirus is changing the way we live, work, communicate and connect with people. These changes can be hard for our communities.
  • It’s important to care of ourselves, our family, friends and community.
  • Doing things for your mental health and wellbeing is more important now than ever.
  • There are a number of things that you can do like eating well and keeping active.
  • Going for walks can be a great way to connect to country. Just remember to at least two big steps away from other people.
  • Being physically isolated doesn’t mean you can’t yarn. Stay connected with family, friends and community over the phone or online. It’s important to stay connected.
  • Doing things you enjoy, like art, dance or listening to music can also help you keep feeling good.
  • We all need to protect our Elders and community.
  • Together we can keep our mob safe and stop the spread.
  • Information is changing regularly. Stay up to date via health.gov.au, visit niaa.gov.au or call the Coronavirus Helpline at 1800 020 080.

2. ATSILS : Sorry business and funerals the COVID-19 crisis.

With restrictions in place that limit the gatherings, families need to talk about other ways they can conduct sorry business while restrictions are in place.

3 . NITV and NATSIHWA CEO Karl Briscoe : Our workforce and the COVID-19 crisis

Read Karl Briscoe editrial HERE

4. WA Government : Launches COVID-19 Strong Spirits / Strong Minds website.

View Website HERE

5. View: Yerin Eleanor Duncan ACCHO braces for COVID-19

Watch TV Coverage HERE

6. VIDEO : Learn the FACTS about COVID-19 in this 8 minute presentation

7. VIEW : Dr Mark Wenitong and Dr Norman Swan on ABC TV 7.30 Report : COVID-19 and Indigenous communities

Watch IView here at 10 minute mark :

8. AHMRC : Dr Kelvin Kong explains the symptons of COVID-19

 

9. More than 550 Telstra payphones are now free-of-charge across Indigenous communities in Australia

FREE TO USE PAY PHONES IN REMOTE LOCATIONS
Telstra is providing free service from pay phones in over 550 remote locations to help keep people connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This includes pay phones in Alice Springs and surrounding communities and heaps of other is the NT!
Eligible pay phones will now be displaying “Free Calls from Telstra” on its screen.
REMEMBER:
You must stay 3 steps away from next person, even if you are waiting in line.
Wipe the phone down AND wash your hands before and after you use it!

10.Gallery of COVID-19 on social media images to share.

10.Gallery of COVID-19 on social media images to share.

 

10.Gallery of COVID-19 on social media images to share.

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