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Infection control guidelines
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection control guidelines Version 4.1 - 11 September 2020) (Word) (currently being revised to reflect emerging evidence about aerosol transmission)
Resources, information and guides for the care of patients and at-risk groups during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are available on the Clinical guidance and resources page.
Information and advice on how businesses can reduce the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the workplace and how to clean and disinfect if you have a case of coronavirus in your workplace is available on the Preventing infection in the workplace page.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines and resources
Guidelines and resources on how to put on (don) and how to take off (doff) personal protective equipment for different healthcare and community settings. Visit the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) page.
Waste disposal resources
Information and resources on how to dispose of clinical waste and personal protective equipment for workplaces and individuals.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Disposing of clinical waste - How to manage clinical waste from coronavirus (COVID-19) and arrange for collections in various workplace settings.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Disposing of PPE at home and in the workplace - How to dispose of PPE at home and in the workplace.
Guidelines and resources for environmental cleaning
Information and advice on how businesses can reduce the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the workplace and how to clean and disinfect if you have a case of coronavirus in your workplace.
The department does not endorse or recommend brands of cleaning or disinfectant products.
Aged care sector resources
Resources and information on personal protective equipment (PPE) and online infection prevention and control for coronavirus (COVID-19) training courses for the aged care sector, visit the Aged Care sector page.
eLearning modules for Community Services Workers
The department has developed three free eLearning modules in collaboration with Anglicare Victoria and Eve Learning for the community services sector. The topics are:
- COVID-safe for Residential Carers
- PPE for Community Workers
- Use of P2/N95 masks
For more information and to access the modules, see the Community services - all sector page.
Information for people with disability
Resources and information for people with a disability, their families and carers about coronavirus (COVID-19).