Now is the time to prepare.
You will need:
RAT x5 (sometimes you are negative for a few days in the early part of the disease), if unwell and negative – still stay at home and book
an appointment with our nurse practitioner or doctors.
Keep up-to-date on testing options, testing clinic locations and opening hours at www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/covidtests
When you have a positive RAT result, you are advised to isolate, to notify your close contacts and to register your result on the coronavirus website at www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/positive-result
Healthy foods in the freezer in easy to heat up packs – suggestions soups and hotpots/casseroles
Chocolate – it can’t hurt
Paracetemol or neurofen (check with your nurse practitioner or GP if you are on other medications)
A friend who you can phone each day to check in with if living alone and cheer you up
A friend who can shop for you and cheer you up
Register with COVID at home program – google Covid at home Tasmania or go to
Call us as your general practice or the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for any questions or concerns.