Covid-19 Updates

During these times of the coronavirus crisis. with constantly changing situations and restrictions, here are some helpful and trusted resources so we can stay safe and support each other in the community.

For the latest health guidance visit:-

The latest translated information related to COVID-19 and current Victorian restrictions in community languages is currently available at:

CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT INFO IN HINDI - INDIANCARE.ORG.AU

Indian Care Inc, Secretary - Monia Choudhary shares valuable support info related to COVID and VIC Lockdown in HINDIResource: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19#COVID-19 Information

Posted by IndianCare on Friday, July 10, 2020

Message from IndianCare Inc, Secretary, Monia Choudhary

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On 23rd June at 8 pm we chat with medical professionals if vaccination is the way to defeat this pandemic.

“Vaccination is the way to defeat pandemics” is what we keep hearing from the medical community and this applies to defeating COVID-19 as well. But COVID-19 vaccines became available so quickly - are they safe? The rules keep changing on who should take which vaccines, and there is so much information in the media and on social media, it is hard to know who to believe.

Marshie Perera Rajakumar (an engineer and performance artist) will be chatting with 3 doctors, Professor Joseph Toressi (Infectious Diseases Physician), Dr Sudha Palit (General Practitioner), and Dr Siddhartha Deb (Consultant Pathologist), to find answers to questions that keep coming up—especially in our South Asian communities.
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Or you can use the following COVID 19 QR codes, as follows:

  • Open the Camera app on your phone.
  • Hold your device so that the QR code appears on the screen.
  • Tap the notification that appears to open the link.

If you suspect you have COVID-19 or for any coronavirus related concerns, call the Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398.

If you need an interpreter, call TIS National on 131 450

Emergency relief packages fact sheet In Hindi

Family violence fact sheet In Hindi

If you require financial support

Red Cross can support people who are on temporary visas with a one-off emergency relief payment

Information on getting tested and your nearest testing sites here

If you are required to quarantine or isolate due to coronavirus and need an emergency relief package, call the coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

Victoria Legal Aid has a ‘Find legal answers’ webpage on the family, work, community, financial topics

SBS News article interviewing Tina Guido, General Manager, on the issues faced by our multicultural communities during COVID