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COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

COVID-19 (a strain of Coronavirus) is a virus that affects the human body. The World
Health Organisation (WHO) has announced it as a ‘pandemic’, which means its an
infection that has spread over a very wide area (such as throughout a whole country,
or many countries), often affecting many people.

It is a new (or ‘novel’) virus, which means that health professionals are learning about
it as they treat the people who contract the virus. There is currently no cure or
vaccination.

What is Coronavirus

COVID-19 is a new stain of Coronavirus that has not previously been identified in
humans. It was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, but has now spread
throughout China and many other countries of the world.

Patients may have a fever or raised temperature, cough, a runny nose, shortness of
breath or difficulty breathing. Sometimes people can be infected with Coronavirus
and not show any symptoms.

How is Coronavirus Spread

Human Coronaviruses are spread from person-to-person, from someone infected
with the virus coming in close contact with others through:

• Contaminated droplets from coughing or sneezing
• Contact with contaminated hands, surfaces, or objects

DACSSA IS HERE FOR YOU

We are still here. Business as usual.

In line with Government recommendations, we are making some changes to keep
you and the wider community safe and healthy. This means we will not be able to
meet in person, for the time being.

As always, you can call us 9am-5pm on week days, on 08 7122 6030. If it’s easier to
write, you can email us at admin@dacssa.org.au or reach out to us through our
website Contact Us page, or complete an online form (below) and we’ll give you a call.

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