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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

A pandemic plan for you and those you love

Making a plan will help if you need to isolate at home after a COVID-19 test.

The COVID Collective podcast

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

Wearing face masks

Why it’s time to cover up.

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