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.

COVID-19 Resources

The Commission has developed a range of resources which provide advice on how to reduce the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure and infection. These resources are freely available for Australian health service organisations, healthcare professionals and consumers.

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.