Tips, resources, and downloads about coronavirus (COVID-19).
HOW TO REDUCE RISK OF INFECTION:
Victorians should act now to reduce the risk of infection from coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The situation is changing rapidly so please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website regularly for updated information.
For current measures on physical distancing visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
Top tips to help stop the spread of coronavirus
Wear a face mask when leaving your home
Wash your hands often and properly (for at least 20 seconds with soap and warm water)
Cough sneeze into a tissue/your elbow & avoid touching your face
If you feel unwell, have been overseas or come in contact with a positive case you must not leave your house/hotel.
Practice physical distancing – keep 1.5 metre distance from others, don’t shake hands/touch others.
For the latest on physical distancing guidelines visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
These assets can be printed out or shared on your digital channels to help inform people about reducing the risk of coronavirus.
|Download pack for metro Melbourne||Victorian Government||Information for audiences in metro Melbourne about level 4 restrictions|
|Download pack for regional Victoria||Victorian Government||Information for regional audiences about level 3 restrictions|
|Frontline stories||Victorian Government||Stories from those whose lives have been impacted by coronavirus|
|‘Get tested’ promotional materials in English||Victorian Government||Posters, social tiles, suggested tweets, and other information about getting tested for coronavirus|
|Translated materials in 52 languages (non-English)||Victorian Government||Resources for non-English speakers|
|Materials tailored specifically for Aboriginal audiences||Victorian Government||Resources for Aboriginal communities|
|Victorian Government||Assets to promote downloading the COVIDSafe app.|
|Digital assets for physical distancing||Victorian Government||An assortment of assets for different digital platforms with the message "Staying apart keeps us together".|
|Web graphics about getting tested for coronavirus||Victorian Government||Images designed for social media and other digital platforms with information about getting tested for coronavirus.|
|Social media tiles||Victorian Government||Images designed to be posted on social media platforms.|
|Facebook/Instagram carousel images||Victorian Government||Sequential images designed for people to scroll through on Facebook and Instagram.|
| Victorian Government
||Animated GIF files that can be embedded on websites and other platforms.|
|Victorian Government||Animated GIF files designed to be displayed on mobile screens.|
|Victorian Government||Posters from Department of Health & Human Services with tips on how to help stop the spread of coronavirus.|
|Stop the spread social media images and posters||National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)||Shareable assets designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities|
|Coughs and sneezes poster||Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW||Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders about coronavirus.|
Tips for parents
|Outer East Primary Care Partnership (OEPCP)||Guides for parents with fun activities that can be done at home.|
Information in other languages
The Department of Health and Human Services has translated coronavirus information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, health professionals and industry. Information includes factsheets and promotional materials.
You can also download these graphics to share information about coronavirus in languages other than English. The images are translations of the message "For up to date coronavirus (COVID-19) information contact the Department of Health and Human Services"
Delivering health promotion information online
We've put together this suite of fact sheets to help health promotion practitioners deliver their messaging during coronavirus.
You can view case studies about online health promotion at our Health Promotion in Action blog.
- Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council has information and updates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders about coronavirus.
- Creative Alliance has information about the changing nature of creative programs, events and the creative sector in the time of coronavirus.
- World Health Organisation (WHO) has published guidelines for communicating during emergencies and information on COVID-19 and noncommunicable diseases
- UNICEF Australia has tips on how to talk to children about coronavirus.
VicHealth has teamed up with Victorian comedians Rhys Nicholson and Becky Lucas to help deliver coronavirus wellbeing tips with their unique voices, to engage with younger audiences on social media. For all official coronavirus advice, please refer to the Department of Health and Human Services.
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