There remains zero positive cases of COVID-19 in North West Queensland
North West Hospital and Health Service Acting Chief Executive, Dr Karen Murphy said they had tested around 20 people in the past four weeks and all have been negative.
Meanwhile a Queensland Health spokesperson said Queenslanders can feel confident that local health authorities are leaving no stone unturned in keeping them safe from novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
"While working hard on containing the virus, the team has also been planning the next phases of our response to keep Queenslanders safe, this includes daily meetings with all local hospital and health services to coordinate and prepare for a range of scenarios," the spokesperson said.
"Our focus is on providing clear information to stakeholders and community groups, well-resourced health facilities, ensuring appropriate equipment is in place and availability of medication."
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Queensland Health say a top priority is ensuring capacity in emergency departments and intensive care units and hospitals were actively stock piling medicines and equipment, in conjunction with state, interstate and Federal counterparts.
Queenslanders can do their part by practicing good hygiene.
Washing your hands is the gold standard of health advice as far as coronavirus goes.
Washing your hands properly and often means that you can help prevent viruses from entering your body.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and have travelled overseas in the past 14 days, or have been in contact with someone who has been confirmed as having COVID-19, you need to see a doctor immediately. Before your appointment, call ahead and tell the staff what your symptoms are and tell them your travel history, or that you have been advised by public health that you have been in contact with a case of COVID-19.
The people most at risk of having COVID-19 are those who have been to affected countries in the past 14 days, or where they have come into contact with someone diagnosed with the virus.
If you haven't done either of these things but you're feeling unwell, it's more likely you'll have a different illness, like a cold or influenza.
Anyone with concerns can call 13 HEALTH or find up-to-date reliable information on the Queensland Health website at www.health.qld.gov.au/coronavirus.
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