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COVID-19 translated resources: Casual contacts

Information on COVID in AUSLAN

Australian Government Department of Health Translated COVID-19 Resources

NSW Health Multilingual resources

SBS Multilingual Portal

Translating and interpreting service

Phone: 13 14 50
When calling a Government organisation the interpreting service is free. There may be a fee for other calls, if in doubt please ask if the service will be free.

Information on Masks

COVID-19 Community Videos by Bilingual Community Educators (BCEs)

Important message on COVID-19 from NSW (YouTube links)

What you need to know about COVID-19 (YouTube link)
Physical Distancing Video Messages by Bilingual Health Workers (Vimeo Video links)

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Services

Feeling unwell? Avoid large family gatherings and get tested immediately

If you’re part of a large, extended family, staying away can be the greatest act of love. COVID-19 testing clinic information. Social media graphics are available in 13 languages: ArabicChinese - SimplifiedChinese - Traditional, EnglishGujaratiHindiPunjabi, ItalianSinhaleseSomaliTamil, TurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Help protect your family from COVID-19 – Animated Graphics

Social media animated graphics with COVID-19 testing information to protect your family are available in 15 languages: ArabicArmenianBangla, EnglishFilipinoGreekIndonesian, MacedonianMongolianNepaliPortuguese, RussianSimplified ChineseSpanishTraditional Chinese, Thai , and Vietnamese.

Getting tested at a COVID-19 testing clinic is safe 

Social media graphics about getting tested at a COVID-19 clinic are available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrian, BanglaBurmeseCroatianDari, DinkaEnglishFarsiFilipino, FrenchGreekIndonesianItalian, JapaneseKurdish-KurmanjiKoreanLao, MacedonianMalteseMongolianNepali, PortuguesePolishPunjabRussian, SamoanSerbianSimplified ChineseSpanish, SwahiliTamilTonganTraditional Chinese, ThaiTurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Testing at public COVID-19 clinics is free

No Medicare card is required to get tested at a public COVID-19 clinic. You must self-isolate until you get your results. Social media graphics are available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrian, BanglaBurmeseCroatianDari, DinkaEnglishFilipinoFrench, GreekIndonesianItalianJapanese, Kurdish-KurmanjiKoreanLaoMacedonian, MalteseMongolianNepaliPortuguese, PolishPunjabRussianSamoan, SerbianSimplified ChineseSpanishTamil, TonganTraditional ChineseThaiTurkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

COVID-19 symptoms and testing posters

If you have symptoms such as a scratchy/sore throat, cough, unexplained fever or shortness of breath, you should be tested for tested for COVID-19. Call your GP or visit a COVID-19 clinic. Posters available in 44 languages: Arabic, Assyrian, Farsi, UrduArmenian, Croatian, Russian, SerbianBangla, Nepali, Punjabi, TamilBurmese, Karen, Swahili, Tibetan, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Korean, Vietnamese Dari, Khmer, Kurdish, KurmanjiDinka, Kirundi, Samoan, TonganFrench, Portuguese, Spanish, TurkishGreek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, and Indonesian, Japanese, Mongolian, Thai.

Help us stop the spread posters

Help us stop the spread of COVID-19 between people. Hygiene posters available in 40 languages: Arabic, Assyrian, Farsi, UrduArmenian, Croatian, Russian, SerbianBangla, Nepali, Punjabi, TamilBurmese, Karen, Swahili, Tibetan, Chinese - Simplified, Chinese - Traditional, Korean, Vietnamese Dari, Khmer, Kurdish, KurmanjiDinka, Kirundi, Samoan, TonganFrench, Portuguese, Spanish, TurkishGreek, Italian, Macedonian, Polish and Indonesian, Japanese, Mongolian, Thai.

Look after your mental health during COVID-19 posters

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you can talk to a trained counsellor any time by calling the Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Line: 1800 512 348. For a free telephone interpreter, call 131 450. Posters available in 37 languages: ArabicArmenianAssyrian, BanglaBurmeseCroatianDari, DinkaEnglishFarsiFrench, ItalianJapaneseKhmerKorean, Kurdish-KurmanjiLaoMacedonianMongolian, NepaliPolishPortuguesePunjabi, RussianSimplified ChineseSerbianSpanish, SwahiliTamilTraditional ChineseThai, TurkishUrdu and Vietnamese.

Brochure – just got tested for COVID-19?

Brochure available in 19 languages: ArabicBurmeseCroatianEnglishFarsi, GreekHindi, ItalianKaren, KirundiMacedonian, PolishPortuguese, RussianSerbian, SpanishSwahili, Turkish and Vietnamese.

Physical Distancing and COVID-19 information videos

COVID-19 preventative video information available in 11 languages: ArabicCantonese, DinkaFilipinoHazaragi, IndonesianKarenKurdish, Mandarin , and Swahili.

Launch of WeChat – Health Resources in Chinese

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Services has launched a new WeChat platform for Chinese-Australian community members to access the latest NSW Health information in-language, available as online posts.

Follow the MHCS WeChat via the QR code to access health news in Chinese.