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  • If you are concerned about #Coronavirus disease in Victoria, call the Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only. For up-to-date info: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus #COVID19.
  • The #coronavirus situation changes rapidly. For the latest information see @VicGovDHHS https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus #COVID19
  • #Coronavirus disease can spread after close contact with an infectious person, through droplets from a cough or sneeze, and touching of contaminated services. This is most likely to occur after travel to an affected country, or through living in a house with a person with the infection. Learn more: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus #COVID19
  • Victorians should now take steps to prepare for the possibility of transmission of coronavirus disease in Victoria in the coming weeks or months. For the latest advice follow @VicGovDHHS and visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus #COVID19
  • Protect yourself from #Coronavirus by washing your hands regularly with soap and water; and try not to touch your face, including your eyes, nose or mouth. One way to become infected is to transfer the virus from a contaminated surface to your face or mouth by touching. More from @VicGovDHHS https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus #COVID19
    • Practice good respiratory hygiene:
      • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. 
      • Cough into your elbow.
      • Dispose of tissues.
      • Wash your hands with soap afterwards.