Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Reviewed 07.01.2022

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This webpage will be regularly updated to provide you with up-to-date information surrounding the current COVID-19 outbreak. Remember if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 please seek medical care by contacting your General Practitioner (GP), or in emergencies by calling 000.

Here are some up-to-date and trusted ways you can get information on COVID-19:

Queensland Health - Queensland Health have some fantastic information on COVID-19 and the different things you can do to help lower your chances of getting the disease. . Click here to see Queensland Health's COVID-19 information

Queensland Government - Queensland Government Unite against COVID-19 has all the information that Queenslanders need to stay up-to-date and access help and advice. Click here to see Queensland Governments's Unite against COVID-19 information

Australian Government Department of Health - The Australian Government are also providing regular updates and information on COVID-19, including information on how to protect yourself and others, advice for people most at risk, and lots of other information. They also have a free COVID-19 helpline available on 1800 020 080.

Medicare and CentreLink - Medicare and CentreLink's website has a lot of information on the different types of support available to people during the COVID-19 outbreak, including Bulk Billed and telehealth essential health appointments, accessing support payments and other COVID-19 support.

Pharmacy Programs Administrator - Run by the Australian Department of Health, the Pharmacy Programs Administrator is running a COVID-19 Home Medicine Service to help people access the treatments they need. 

The Australian Rheumatology Association - The Australian Rheumatology Association have information on their website about COVID-19 for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systematic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and other autimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases (AIRD). They also have links to information from other trusted organisations, including the World Health Organisation.

The Australian Rheumatology Association - COVID Vaccine information and practical tips for patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheuamtic diseases (AIRD)

COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance - Physician-entered registry now available. The Global Alliance is asking clinicians use this site to report any and all cases of COVID-19 in rheumatology patients, including those with mild or no symptoms. 

Arthritis Queensland and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As we are able to work remotely, our information and support services will continue without disruption, even during lockdowns:

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