The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed how we live and work and Kalwun's vision that “our people live long, healthy, prosperous and happy lives” is as important as ever.

This page provides information and links to further resources regarding the pandemic including vaccinations and testing.

Vaccination

Getting vaccinated can help ensure our mob, particularly our Elders, are safe and protected from COVID-19.

Locations

Kalwun is currently offering COVID-19 vaccination at all three of our health clinics.

Find your nearest Kalwun clinic to arrange your COVID-19 vaccination with us or alternatively visit the PHN Gold Coast website to find out about more vaccination options on the Gold Coast.

Testing

Kalwun's dedicated Respiratory Clinic at Nerang was closed permanently on Friday 10 June 2022.

For alternative COVID-19 testing sites, visit the Queensland Government website.

Support

13 HEALTH 

For health advice, including an over-the-phone nurse assessment of your symptoms call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84). 

You will be asked if you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and if you would prefer to speak with an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurse.

Mob Link

The Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) has recently launched Mob Link, a service that supports Mob across SEQ by linking them up to health and social services including COVID care specific supports. Call Mob Link on 1800 254 354.

For more information on Mob Link and helpful resources, visit the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health website.

National Coronavirus Hotline 

Call 1800 020 080 if you are seeking information on COVID-19. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Restrictions information

Restrictions on mask-wearing, venues and more are constantly changing. To find out the latest on restrictions, check out the Health Direct Restriction Checker

Just diagnosed with COVID-19?

If you have severe difficulty breathing, call triple zero (000) immediately and tell the call handler and the paramedics on arrival if you have COVID-19.

For more information on what to expect and do if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19, head to the Health Direct website for information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Testimonials

Hear from some of our Gold Coast community members on why they decided to get the COVID-19 vaccination.