COVID-19

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General Information

All enquiries about coronavirus should be referred to the coronavirus pages of the Department of Health and Human Services website, https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

Any person concerned that they may have coronavirus or have had contact with a coronavirus-infected person should contact a doctor (phone ahead first) or call the DHHS Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398.

The most effective way to minimise the risk of coronavirus is to follow the DHHS website advice on good hygiene, https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

For WorkSafe Victoria information on face coverings in workplaces, visit this link, https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/managing-coronavirus-covid-19-risks-face-coverings-workplaces

 

Resources:

Foggers / Fogger Services (bus cleaning) - information on obtaining foggers and fogging services for cleaning buses during COVID-19

Face Masks (for drivers) - information on suppliers of face masks

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Information for Public Transport - The below document was issued by the Department of Health & Human Services.

Ten ways to reduce your risk of coronavirus - A4 poster - DOT has requested that the below poster be displayed across the Victorian transport network today, including onboard buses. All Metro, CRUBS, V/Line, and school bus operators are requested to print and place a copy of this poster on their buses from today

 

General emails sent by BusVic

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23 March 2020 - Coronavirus State and Commonwealth business assistance

20 March 2020 - Updated Self-Assessment of Risk of Coronavirus advice and Business Assistance Information

20 March 2020 - For the Attention of V/Line Coach Operators, Country Route Bus Operators, and those operators who interact with regional rail services (ie some school operators)

20 March 2020 - For Metro and CRUBS operators only - Cleaning Buses : COVID19 Update

18 March 2020 - 18 March Coronavirus update, school closure implications, and bus airflow information

16 March 2020 - Updated ‘Reduce your risk of Coronavirus’ poster to be displayed on all buses

13 March 2020 - Government Coronavirus Stimulus Package

12 March 2020 - Coronavirus Update re global pandemic declaration

10 March 2020 - Coronavirus Update for Bus Drivers and Passengers