health update

COVID-19 (coronavirus) update

cohealth is well prepared to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, cohealth’s Leadership Network and Infection Control Committee are working together to:

  • test people for coronavirus
  • coordinate an evidence-based approach, and
  • ensure we are prepared to respond to all potential scenarios.

All incoming clients are screened and anyone with symptoms is supported to get tested. Find out how to get tested for coronavirus at cohealth.

For the latest information on coronavirus in Victoria, visit the Department of Health and Human Services website.

If you suspect you may have coronavirus, please call the dedicated hotline on 1800 675 398.

You can ask for an interpreter in your language. Call 131 450 and ask them to call the coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

Changes to our services

We are taking action to continue protecting the health of our clients and the broader community. This includes providing innovative solutions to ensure we continue to provide safe, high-quality care and reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission.

  • cohealth is providing video and telephone appointments
  • our health centres remain open and doctors are offering face-to-face appointments for high priority clients
  • some services are continuing to provide face-to-face support in urgent or exceptional circumstances
  • group based community programs have stopped

For more information, go to appointments and cancellations.

Support is available

You can access a list of available support on the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website. Get information on how to access:

We have also put together list of support services available in the north and west of Melbourne to help with:

  • family violence
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • housing
  • free meals and food parcels
  • alcohol and other drugs support
  • medical and health
  • legal support

Resources from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

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