Latest information and resources

Victorian Department of Health

As this is a rapidly changing situation, please visit the Victorian Government’s Department of Health COVID-19 website for the latest updates, including advice on symptoms and precautions.

Visit the Coronavirus Victoria website to find out more

Information for the Victorian public regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Taking care of your mental health

Being self-isolated and practising physical distancing can feel overwhelming.

If you are feeling stressed or anxious, there are resources available to help you.

Head to Health

The Australian Department of Health’s website Head to Health can help you find digital mental health services and supports from some of Australia’s most trusted mental health organisations.

Crisis support

A list of services to help you and your loved ones during this time, complied by Monash Health’s social work team.

Resources to help answer your child’s questions about coronavirus

We all know kids love asking questions.

But answering them during a stressful and uncertain time can be tricky. It’s normal to feel unsure about what to say.

To help you during this time, we’ve put together a list of helpful and related links.

Coronavirus: A guide for parents

A helpful resource for parents navigating discussions with their children about COVID-19.

COVID-19: tips and links to help families manage physical distancing or self-isolation

Useful strategies for isolating with kids from Raising Children Network (Australia).

Be a Soapy Hero campaign for kids

Follow these soapy hero training steps to get rid of Gerry the Germ.