19 Jun, 2020 Last updated: 06 May, 2021

Tips, resources, and downloads about coronavirus (COVID-19).


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 


Downloadable assets


These assets can be printed out or shared on your digital channels to help inform people about reducing the risk of coronavirus.


 Asset Institution Description
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

Digital assets promoting COVIDSafe app

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.

Desktop banners

 Victorian Government
Animated GIF files that can be embedded on websites and other platforms.

Mobile banners

 Victorian Government Animated GIF files designed to be displayed on mobile screens.

Informative posters

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"


Chinese - simplified

Chinese - traditional






Delivering health promotion information online

We've put together this suite of fact sheets to help health promotion practitioners deliver their messaging during coronavirus.

1. Delivering training or classes online
2. Public health advocacy
3. Delivering content online
4. Co-design

You can view case studies about online health promotion at our Health Promotion in Action blog.


Useful links





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. 




These videos feature tips from footy stars to help encourage healthy habits during coronavirus. Click here to see more videos from AFL Players.



Recommendations for using a cloth face mask with Brett Sutton, Victorian Chief Health Officer