The Federal Department of Health has released new advice regarding the recent outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) detected in Wuhan, China. This update is most relevant to Primary and Community Health nurses, as well as those working in Emergency Departments.
The fact sheet for Primary and Community Health workers can be found here.
The fact sheet for Emergency Department workers can be found here.
Additional resources can be found on the Department of Health’s website, including posters that can be used in health facilities and factsheets that can be provided to patients.
Resources will continue to be updated in coming days and weeks as the situation evolves.
Nurses and midwives should be across this updated information, to ensure that we can limit the spread of this virus.