FAQs on community use of face masks

The Commission has developed the frequently asked questions below on community use of face masks in the COVID-19 environment. 

The information is a guide for consumers on the use of face masks to protect against the transmission of COVID-19.

FAQs for consumers on elective surgery

Australian hospitals recommenced elective surgery, investigations and procedures on 27 April 2020, following a National Cabinet decision.

The Commission developed the frequently asked questions below to help consumers, patients and carers to understand what these changes mean for them in the COVID-19 environment.

FAQs for clinicians on elective surgery

Australian hospitals recommenced elective surgery, investigations and procedures on 27 April 2020, following a National Cabinet decision.

The Commission has developed the frequently asked questions below to support health service organisations and clinicians to implement these requirements in the COVID-19 environment.

COVID-19

The Commission provides a range of resources and advice for Australian health services, healthcare professionals and consumers on how to reduce the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure and infection.

The Commission supports all healthcare professionals in continuing to provide safe, high quality care during the pandemic, with advice on infection prevention and control, risk assessment and management, managing medications and caring for people with cognitive impairment.