The upcoming winter season is likely to see an increase in respiratory illnesses circulating at the same time, including COVID-19 variants and influenza. To help prepare ahead, the Department is providing practical advice on actions you can do now to ready your service to lessen the risks and impacts of any outbreaks. This will include a series of free webinars (details below).
Readiness activities will position your service to be able to respond quickly in the event of an outbreak of COVID-19 or influenza, and any other illness. Key to readiness is making sure you understand the key risk factors to incorporate in your planning and adapting responses to meet your local requirements.