“At Risk for Covid-19”

A person is considered by the Health Dept & Medicare to be “at risk of COVID-19 virus” if they:

(a) are required to self-isolate or self-quarantine in accordance with guidance issued by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee in relation to COVID-19; or

(b) are at least 70 years old; or

(c) identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent—and are at least 50 years old; or

(d) are pregnant; or

(e) are the parent of a child aged under 12 months; or

(f) are being treated for a chronic health condition; or

(g) are immune compromised; or

(h) meet the current national triage protocol criteria for suspected COVID-19 infection.