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Payments if you’ve been impacted by COVID-19

Find out what support payments you may get.

Recovering from COVID-19

Health advice

Most people who test positive for COVID-19 experience mild to moderate symptoms that can be managed at home. The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are:

  • fever
  • cough
  • lethargy
  • loss of taste and smell.

Find out more on how to safely treat and manage your symptoms on the healthdirect website.

Isolating with COVID-19

It’s important that you follow the health advice from your state or territory, and isolate at home if you’ve tested positive for COVID-19.

Find out more information about isolating on the Department of Health and Aged Care website.

Mental health

Testing positive and isolating with COVID-19 can impact your mental health. There’s help available if you find yourself struggling during this time. Find out about what mental health support is available.

For more information about coronavirus, isolating and support available, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

Help in your language

You can find information in more languages on the Department of Health and Aged Care website about:

Call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450. They will connect you to the Department of Health and Aged Care.