Emergency phone numbers for Launceston
Hospitals and Emergency Map
National Emergency Request
Ambulance, Police or Fire.
From land line dial: 000
From mobile phone dial: 112
State Emergency Service: 132 500
ALERT: The Coronavirus or COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Plan has been activated by the Australian Government
It is a respiratory virus. Symptoms to watch for
- Sore throat
- Shortness of Breath
Symptoms range from very mild to Life Threatening Pneumonia. If Symptoms Develop you should immediatley stay indoors, isolate yourself and call your Doctor or Health Direct on 1800 022 222 for an Assessment. If you feel the situation is more serious call 000. Accuratley share your travel history with healthcare providers, Do not leave your home until you have received Advice from a doctor
For General Information the Australian Government has a Health Information Hotline at 1800 020 080
How to Protect Yourself from Corona Virus
Wash your hands often and thouroughly following contact in public areas such as Trolleys, Toilets, Door knobs, and other people.
Cover your mouth and nose when you Cough or Sneeze with a Tissue then dispose into a bin
Face Masks in public offer some protection however this is not full protection
Some people recover easily, others may get very sick very quickly. Keep in mind that even if you have mild Symptoms this can be deadly to others
Corona Virus in Launceston
For More Information
COVID 19 Information from the Australian Government
When and Where to get help in Launceston
Phone 18 00 55 18 00
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Poisons Information Centre
13 11 26
24 Hour service staffed during business hours leave a message after hours
Public Health Emergency
The Australian Government Health Information hotline Phone: 1800 004 599
(This Critical Emergency Phone Service is open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm AEST)
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Tasmanian Emergency Numbers
Samaritans Lifelink (Country) - Phone 1300 364 566.
Samaritans Lifelink (Metro) - Phone (03) 6331 3355.
Launceston Local Emergency Contacts
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