Multicultural communities COVID-19 advice
COVID-19 vaccine information
Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your community from COVID-19. Information about COVID-19 vaccines has been translated into multiple languages for you to access and share.
Translated resources for communities:
- SA Health COVID-19 vaccine brochure
- COVID-19 fact sheets
- Common questions about COVID-19 vaccines
- Vaccination booster doses
- Proof of vaccination
Translated resources for families:
- COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5 to 11
- How to speak to kids about COVID-19 vaccines
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Common questions about pregnancy
- COVID-19 vaccines and fertility
- “Why did you get vaccinated?” video series
- Ask A Doctor: COVID-19 vaccination information video series
- Doctors answer commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination
- COVID-19 vaccine information session with Professor Nicola Spurrier: session recording
and presentation slides (information correct at as 21 September 2021)
Finding up to date information about COVID-19 will help you and your family stay safe. There are many translated resources about COVID-19 that are available for multicultural communities. These include:
- Getting tested for COVID-19
- Information for people who test positive for COVID-19, or are close contacts
- Posters and fact sheets
- Audio information
- “Stop the Spread” series of translated videos.
Further translated COVID-19 resources are available from the following organisations:
- Australian Department of Health
- Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) – COVID-19 news
- Multicultural Youth South Australia (MYSA) - YouTube video series
- Australian Refugees Association – YouTube video series
- Migration Council Australia - MyAus COVID-19 app
Mental health and wellbeing
Looking after your mental wellbeing is as important as looking after your physical health. It’s also important to know where to go for help. The Australian Department of Health has translated resources on:
- Caring for your mental wellbeing
- Help and support for your mental wellbeing
- Digital and telephone support for mental health during COVID-19
- Help for finances and mental health
Beyond Blue have also developed information for managing your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic in languages other than English.
ASK PEACE is a virtual mental health service for members of multicultural communities who have been impacted by COVID-19. It is a free service available in languages other than English.
To speak to an interpreter in your language:
- Leave a message if you call outside business hours, and you will receive a return phone call.
- Ask a trusted family member or friend to book a session with an interpreter for you.
If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.
The Australian Migrant Resource Centre (AMRC) has compiled a list of telephone and emergency services contacts. Their multilingual telephone service is available from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm.
Visit the Aboriginal communities page for Aboriginal COVID-19 services and translated resources in Pitjantjatjara and English.
Translated COVID-19 resources
Select language and topic from the menus below for translated COVID-19 information.