New Covid Safe Messages from DHHS

18th September 2020

Support for Community Engagement COVID19 Safe messaging in Southern Melbourne Area.

Staying COVID-19 Safe in our community
• Thank you for staying home. Every day we are getting closer to less restrictions. We know it’s been hard for everyone.
• Until we get there, you need to keep staying at home and being safe.
• Cases in the City of Casey have increased and that's not good.
• We need help to keep the situation under control so we can get to Stage 2 as soon as possible.
• Testing is safe, quick, free and available at many sites - refer locations - https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19
• If you or your family will struggle to get to a testing clinic, you may be able to call and get a test at home - https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/call-to-test-covid-19
• If you are at risk you must get tested. If you have symptoms, you must get tested.
• Getting tested helps protect your family, your friends and your community. It will also help us get to Stage 2 more quickly.
• New walk-up pop-up testing stations in Dandenong Market, Noble Park, Hallam and Clyde North are now open – refer posters attached. Could you please promote these locations as well as other locations listed on the DHHS website - https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/where-get-tested-covid-19
• On Dandenong Market Days a walk-up will be located at: 4-6 McCray St Dandenong - opposite Dandenong Market. Will be open Saturday, Tuesday and Fridays from 9am – 2pm going forward.

DHHS Website Translated messaging

Please see links to TRANSLATED information from

Arabic https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/arabic
Dari https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/dari
Dinka https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/dinka
Hazaraghi https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/hazaraghi
Hindi https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/hindi
Khmer https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/khmer
Nuer https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/nuer
Pashto https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/pashto
Punjabi https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/punjabi
Singhalese https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/sinhalese
Tamil https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/tamil
Tigrinya https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/tigrinya
Urdu https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/urdu

Or click this link to go to the DHHS websitehttps://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

Translated animations created by DHHS https://cloud.think-hq.com.au/s/fiQnbpw6BKgQtfL
• Arabic
• Cantonese
• Farsi
• Hindi
• Indonesian
• Korean
• Mandarin
• Nepalese
• Punjabi
• Spanish
• Tagalog
• Tamil
• Thai
• Turkish
• Urdu
• Vietnamese
• Swahili

Support for Communities:
$$$$$ Financial Support – https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/covid-19-worker-support-payment

Food and Social Support - refer local government websites:
• Greater Dandenong – https://greaterdandenong.com/news/2545/coronavirus-update-covid-19-material-aid-and-community-service





  • There is no charge for COVID-19 testing - any symptoms, however mild, get tested - Link to DHHS testing - Click Here
  • If you don’t have a Medicare card you can still get tested for COVID-19 - Click Here
  • Keep yourself, your friends and family safe these school holidays - Click here


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