Tasmania COVID-19 updates

This page will be updated with the latest information as it becomes available for GPs in Tasmania. 

The information on this page was last updated: Monday 23 March 2020, 1.30 pm AEDT

You can also find nationally relevant information via the RACGP Coronavirus (COVID19) information for GPs webpage

For up-to-the-minute information, visit the Australian Federal Government Department of Health website and subscribe to receive the bi-weekly COVID-19 newsletter for GPs from the Chief Medical Officer.

Testing guidance is provided by the Tasmanian Department of Health.

Contact Public Health Services on 1800 671 738.

People in the community can call the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738 if they think they might have COVID-19 because they have a fever and respiratory symptoms (eg cough, sore throat) AND have recently travelled overseas or had contact with someone known to have COVID-19.





Tasmania Primary Health

1300 653 169



The Tasmanian Health Service has established a COVID-19 clinic in Hobart in the Repatriation Hospital. This clinic is not a walk in clinic and is only available via referral from a GP.

People in the community who think they may need testing should first contact the Public Health Hotline, on 1800 671 738. Following this assessment, they may be directed to attend the clinic for testing.

Upcoming webinars:

RACGP Tasmania

Phone: (03) 6212 5888

Email: RACGPTasmania@racgp.org.au

Join the RACGP Tasmania Facebook group to chat with your colleagues and stay up to date.