Letter from the Chief Medical Officer regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)




Please find attached a letter from the Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer to Residential Aged Care Providers regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


The letter addresses the importance of infection control and health emergency planning in residential care.  Providers are encouraged to consider and share the letter with your services.


Further information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available on the department’s website



Chief Medical Officer
Department of Health