COVID-19 COVID19 Masks and face-coverings

Date
21 July 2020
Category
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AMES Australia's communication team have summarised the following content, originally published by the DHHS, State Government of Victoria


 

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Dr. Brett Sutton has shared some recommendations regarding using masks. 

 

During Stay at Home restrictions (Jul-Aug 2020), please make sure to wear a mask or face-covering when leaving home for permitted reasons:

Work/School

Care/Care-giving

Exercise

Buying essentials

 

Cloth masks or surgical masks can be purchased from retail outlets including chemists, hardware stores and other shops; DHHS also shared the following directions to make your own cloth mask.

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/202007/Design%20and%20preparation%20of%20cloth%20mask_0.pdf


Other Useful links: 

AMES Blogs: content regarding employment, studies, community works and more.

COVID19 Daily Updates, March-June 2020

AMES Australia Online Service Standards

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