COVID-19 information

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The Australian Veterinary Association continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will be providing information here as soon as new information is available.

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Results from the survey on the impact of COVID on the veterinary workforce.
The AVA is working to allow all veterinary workers in Queensland to be classified as critical workers in an effort to ease staff shortages.
AVA successfully lobbies for veterinary staff in NSW to be classified as critical workers exempt from certain self-isolation requirements.
As we continue to deal with the spread of COVID-19 in the community, it’s important that you and your practice are prepared. Covid Safe Plans assist with this, outlining a number of measures that you may take to manage the risks.
Victorian essential workers in a veterinary team who are close contacts (meaning household or household-like contacts) may be exempt from quarantine requirements to attend work - so long as a number of conditions are met, and it is necessary for continuity of operations.

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In need of emergency help?

Help is available at any time, day or night on Lifeline 13 11 14 and the AVA Counselling Service 1300 687 327.