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Information for multicultural communities – coronavirus (COVID-19)

Queensland Health is working closely with key stakeholders across the state to ensure that people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds have access to current, culturally appropriate and translated COVID-19 information. This page contains information to help you protect yourself, your family and community.

Easy Read information

The Australian Government has created easy read coronavirus resources:

Practical tips for social (physical) distancing 

It can be difficult to practice social (physical) distancing if you:

  • share a small residence with other people
  • live in over-crowded homes or communities
  • share a house with a large or extended family
  • live between several residences.

Knowing how to protect yourself and those that are most vulnerable is important during a pandemic. These practical tips can help protect those who are most vulnerable in your family, household or community.

Translated resources

Queensland Health has developed resources about COVID-19 in other languages (see below).

Amharic

Arabic

Burmese

Chinese Simplified

Chinese Traditional

Croatian

Dari

Dinka

English

Greek

Hindi

Italian

Japanese

Karen

Khmer

Korean

Kurmanji

Nepali

Persian

Portuguese

Punjabi

Samoan

Serbian

Somali

Spanish

Swahili

Tagalog

Tamil

Thai

Tigrinya

Tongan

Vietnamese