As we continue to live with COVID-19, there are important steps you should take to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect yourself and those who are most at risk.
The risk of catching or passing the infection to others is higher if you are not up to date with your vaccinations, when you are in close contact with the person infected with COVID-19, lack basic hygiene, or if you spend time in poorly ventilated or crowded indoor settings.
Use the below advice to protect yourself and your community from COVID-19.
There are things we can all do to make ourselves and others safer. As you live and work, remember these COVIDSafe principles:
When organising or attending gatherings, consider ways to reduce the risk of getting and spreading COVID-19. Take extra precautions if someone has a higher chance of developing severe illness or complications from COVID-19 (including those not up to date with their vaccinations).
If after attending a gathering you learn you have COVID, or that someone you were with had COVID, follow the COVID Checklist to help keep yourself and others safe.
Checklist for attending a gathering
Follow these steps before and while you attend a small or large gathering:
Checklist for hosts
This checklist is essential for hosting events or group gatherings:
Good hygiene is critical for slowing the spread of COVID-19. Everyone should be taking the following hygiene actions:
Bringing outdoor air into your home or business helps keep COVID-19 virus particles from accumulating inside.
Maintain your physical distance