As many local health professionals will be aware, there has been an outbreak of a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) originating in Wuhan, Hubei Province, in mainland China. COVID-19 is an evolving health concern; the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a pandemic on 12 March 2020. In South Australia, a public health emergency was declared 15 March 2020 in relation to local transmission of COVID-19.
This page aims to support local GPs, general practice staff and other primary health care providers working on the frontline across Adelaide to support the COVID-19 response. Adelaide PHN is a partner in the SA Command Centre and will continue to update this page daily with updates, information and support relevant to the South Australian response.
This page has been updated 12 August 2020
COVID-19 confirmed case numbers:
Across Australia, as of Tuesday afternoon 11 August, there have been 21,713 cases of confirmed COVID-19
Across South Australia, as of Tuesday afternoon 11 August, there have been 459 cases of confirmed COVID-19
Provider Quick Links & Information
Adelaide GP and Primary Care Provider Updates about the SA Response
Recent highlights, resources and announcements relevant to primary health care providers
Primary care resources, support lines and links
Instructions for general practice, pharmacy and other primary health care providers
Multiple clinics available across Adelaide to support assessment and testing of people with mild to moderate respiratory symptoms.
Key links for primary health care providers