health update

coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out where to get tested for COVID-19 at cohealth.

For general information about COVID-19 call the Victorian Government’s dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398. You can ask for an interpreter in your language.

Some appointments and health services will stop or change to reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, go to cancellations and appointments.

cohealth in the media

16 SeptemberABC Radio National BreakfastSocial factors preventing COVID-positive patients from quarantining
16 SeptemberABC Radio National PMNot for profit community health group program is thought to have saved the lives of some people who needed urgent medical
15 SeptemberABC OnlineIndigenous communities in Melbourne work hard to spread spread coronavirus message
15 SeptemberThe AgeNew program helps high-risk communities self-isolate
10 August The Age‘State of purgatory’: Centrelink office in Abbotsford given six-month lifeline
5 August 3RRR radio Interview with Chris Turner (Executive Lead Capability at cohealth) about connecting clients experiencing homelessness with mobile phones, iPads and data (tune in at 30min mark)
1 August Sunday AgeThe street smart start-up with news you can use
22 July The Age Need for masks for masks for Melbourne’s homeless, refugees and asylum seekers (scroll down halfway)
15 July ABC TV Psychologists say Victoria’s return to lockdown has created a perfect storm for young people already
14 July Huffington PostHealthcare workers says she was denied medication during hard lockdown
10 July Australian Doctor GP shares what it’s like to work in Melbourne’s locked down tower
10 July Croakey Opinion by cohealth CE Nicole Bartholomeusz: Record COVID cases in Victoria amid scrutiny of hotel quarantining, public housing lockdown
10 July ABC TV News Breakfast cohealth’s Dr Bronwyn Wells interviewed about our support of public housing residents in hard lockdown
7 July ABC Online Melbourne residents in coronavirus hard lockdown fear for health impacts in public housing towers  
6 JulyABC RN Drive Melbourne residents in hard lockdown want faster testing
5 JulySunday Age Young South Sudanese leaders share pain of unfounded COVID blame


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