Managing COVID-19


Staying home with COVID-19: How to prepare and what to do – Amaze (PDF).
For Autistic people and their parents/carers. This information sheet helps you plan in case you get sick with coronavirus (COVID-19). It also explains how to keep others in your home safe and what kind of care you will need while sick.

What to do if you or your child has COVID-19 – Association for Children with Disability website
For parents/carers of children with disability. This page provides helpful tips and advice for if someone in your family tests positive for COVID-19.

If you test positive

If your rapid antigen or PCR test returns a positive result you must isolate at home. 

If you took a PCR test your local health department will contact you. 

If you took a rapid antigen test you must let health authorities know. 

Follow your local health advice to register as a COVID-19 positive case:

Follow the Australian Government guidance on what to do if you test positive for COVID-19.

Antivirals and other medicines

People with a high risk of getting very sick with COVID-19 can get medicine to help them stay well. There are medicines to:

COVID-19 medicines do not replace vaccination.

Information is available on the Victorian Government website and the Australian Government Department of Health website.

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