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COVID-19 pandemic

Practical tips to maintain your wellbeing and manage isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Getting through the pandemic

Looking after yourself and others

Ways to help families stay happy and hopeful during self-isolation

Whatever your living situation we’ve collected tips from the extended Red Cross family to help your family during self-isolation.

The COVID Collective podcast

A series to help you stay safe, well and socially connected.

What is a second wave and how your actions can stop one in Australia

This is no time to take off the parachute, stay focused to help stop a second wave of COVID-19

Help your community

What you can do

Volunteer with Red Cross

We're taking expressions of interest for a range of roles so we can keep delivering our humanitarian services during COVID-19.

Connect with older friends and family

As the world opens up a little, many older Australians are still being encouraged to stay home. Here are ways you can help them stay connected.

Become a Digital Advocate

Good humans sharing good messages.

We've expanded and adapted our services to respond to COVID-19. Your support will help people stay safe and connected. Please make a donation if you’re able.

What we're doing

Updates on how Red Cross is helping

Our response to the COVID-19 pandemic

How we support people to maintain their wellbeing and manage isolation.

COVID Connect

A phone call to keep you socially connected.

A virtual hug and a friendly voice

Susan is an expert in comfort and virtual hugs. She and hundreds of other volunteers phone people who are struggling to let them know there’s a community, right here, they can lean on.

Sector partner resources

Resources developed by Red Cross in response to COVID-19 to share with our sector partners and other agencies working with communities.

See Resources