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COVID-19: Health and wellbeing

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You may be experiencing feelings of anxiety, distress and concern in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19). It's important that you also look after your health and wellbeing during this time too. 

5 Ways to Wellbeing outlines 5 simple things that we can do each day to improve our wellbeing and happiness while we remain mostly in our homes to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The below resources may help with processing the impact of COVID-19:

As well as resources that may assist when talking to children about COVID-19:

If you or anyone you know needs help: 

The Beyond Blue website also features a range of helpful resources.

A 24-hour statewide Safe Steps family violence crisis response line is also available on 1800 015 188.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

For information on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), please visit the Department of Health and Human Services.

If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease you can call the dedicated hotline, 1800 675 398, which is open 24 hours, 7 days. Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

COVID-19 helpline

A virtual relief and recovery centre in the form of a helpline is available to assist residents during and after the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Phone: 5434 6237, seven days a week from 8.30am – 5pm

Email: [email protected]

Help Your Neighbour

Help Your Neighbour is a community campaign to encourage central Victorians to come together and help their neighbours with simple acts of kindness in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information, go to

Food relief

The food relief document provides contact details as well as where and when food assistance is available across Greater Bendigo.

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Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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