Advice for people with disability - COVID-19

Sat 27 Jun 2020
Advice for people with disability - COVID-19

The Australian Government Department of Health’s website explains how people with disability can protect themselves from COVID-19 and provides a range of adice regarding COVID-19:

COVID-19 advice for people with disability

The advice includes how you can protect yourself through good hygiene, physical distancing, avoiding public gatherings, isolating if sick, and finding safe and alternative ways to get the services you need.

The following fact sheets have now been published on the Department of Health’s website on the Advice for People with Disability page:

  • Information for Families
  • Information for Disability Support Providers and Workers
  • Guide to personal protective equipment (PPE) for disability care providers
  • Information for support workers and carers on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for people with disability
  • Information for Health Workers in Emergency Departments
  • Information for Health Workers
  • Information for Health and Mental Health Workers
  • Information for Primary Health Care Staff
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for Home Care Providers


A series of Auslan videos on the COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan for People with Disability has also been uploaded to the front page of their YouTube channel


The Department of Health has also shared the content on their social media channels including:

Facebook Easy Read COVID-19 information

Facebook COVID-19 Disability Information Helpline