This page will be continually updated. Last update: 24 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) webinar 1 April 9–10.30am (AEDT) NSW Health will provide you with an update and information about service planning in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We encourage managers, clinical and senior staff to participate in this webinar if you were unable to attend the March workshop. Register now NGO service development grants: round two The timeline for submissions and projects has been revised due to the pressures the sector is experiencing as we start to deal with the pandemic.
COVID-19 checklist: It is important that all AOD services prioritise the development of a preparedness plan for how you will respond to service disruption caused by COVID-19. The Ministry has prepared a checklist highlighting important considerations for your service in developing this plan. If you need support, please contact your contract manager directly, or email the AOD branch using the safety and quality email address. Checklist for AOD services [DOCX] Factsheet with considerations for business continuity [DOCX]
As a direct client service provider, you should be implementing infection prevention and control measures. There are resources available about 2019-nCoV and about how to prevent the spread of respiratory illness.