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COVID-19 information for people with disability

There is a lot of information about containing and responding to the spread of COVID-19 within the community, and what to do if you feel unwell or need support.

This page provides links to the latest updates, advice, facts and resources about COVID-19, as well as information specifically for people with disability, their families and carers, and the disability services sector.

Information for people with disability

The Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787 is available to provide information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Find information for NDIS participants and families in a range of formats at www.ndis.gov.au/coronavirus.

Resources are available in Easy English to help get the facts, make a plan and stay connected at Queenslanders with Disability Network:

Access information in Easy English about a range of topics, such as cleaning, self-care and social distancing.

Information for helping someone with intellectual disability during COVID-19.

People with Disability Australia has developed a COVID-19 hub with disability-focused information.

Find information about COVID-19 in more than 50 languages, including Indigenous Australian languages.

Information for service providers (FAQs and fact sheet)

Find information specific to service providers, support workers and volunteers about how directions by the Chief Health Officer apply to organisations, workers and volunteers providing support services to people with disability in Queensland.

Latest government information

Queensland Health

Get the latest updates, advice, facts and resources about COVID-19, including the latest public health directions.

Australian Government Department of Health

Find out how the Australian Government is monitoring and responding to the outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms. You can also read reports on the latest medical advice, find out about the number of confirmed cases and download a collection of COVID-19 resources.

Queensland Government

Access help, advice and essential information for people living in Queensland, including information for industry and business, and Queensland’s Care Army.

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