COVID-19 - Public

COVID19 - public information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a new virus.

Symptoms range from a mild cough to pneumonia. Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. There is evidence that it spreads from person to person. Good hygiene can prevent infection.

COVID-19 has been declared a Public Health Emergency by the South Australian Government.

The State Coordinator, Commissioner Grant Stevens has issued a range of directions under the Emergency Management Act to slow the spread of COVID19 please review these regularly by going to the State Government COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and Directions webpage. They along with a range of frequently asked questions can be found on the State Government webpage.

Information and government advice on COVID-19 is changing rapidly, and we encourage regularl visits the new South Australian COVID-19 website:  www.covid-19.sa.gov.au for the latest information including emergency declarations and directions.  Please also follow the advice from health authorities - refer to the  SA Health website.

LGA member councils should also visit the Members only COVID-19 web page.