2019 Novel Coronavirus: Info for health professionals
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is asking health professionals across the sector to watch out for signs and symptoms of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in patients who may have travelled to areas affected by an emerging outbreak.
The DHHS’ novel coronavirus information page includes the current definition of suspected cases, including clinical and epidemiological criteria, and access to guidelines and resources for health services and general practitioners.
To access health alerts issued by the DHHS, click here.
For more information please contact the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control section at the Department of Health and Human Services on 1300 651 160 (24 hours).
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South Eastern Melbourne PHN acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land our catchment covers, the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people. We pay respect to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future, and uphold their relationship to this land.
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