Coronavirus & Neighbourhood Houses

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Updated: Monday 27 April 2020

The situation with Coronavirus (Covid-19) is changing daily and as a result people are seeking guidance on how to deal with potential infection in their communities. As the Peak Body, NHT would like to provide some relevant information to the the Network about Covid-19.

The Tasmanian Government is providing daily updates, through the following sites:

  • Tasmanian Department of Health Facebook page
  • Live streamed daily updates on Facebook, through the ABC Hobart. page.TasGovCV19 website - screen shot
  • Tasmanian Government Department of Health Coronavirus website This website is your go to place for all official Government information.  NHT defers to this information and will not be interpreting or summarising information.  However here is a document that gives you a summary of all the information on the website - the sections under each of the Menus.
    Click here for a downloadable menu
  • The Australian Government Tracing App information

About social distancing - audio recording.

NHT summaries of the Premiers daily briefing:

Information and resources

Looking after our mental health and wellbeing.

Here is a new web page for these resources   Feel free to email us your suggested resources.


Please use sanitiser.

Health Department Resources

Posters, information videos and factsheets etc

Network catch ups  - contact NHT for the link


Australian Government Coronva Virus online infection control training

Infection Prevention and Control eLearning Modules



Managing volunteers and your obligations towards them have not changed with the COVID 19 context.  Information about WHS for volunteers can be found at SafeWork Australia and particularly at this  link The Essential Guide to Work Health and Safety for Organisations that Engage Volunteers 

Volunteering Tasmania is of course an important resource.

Fact Sheets:

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