20 secondsThis is the minimum recommended handwashing time.
2019The first case of COVID-19 coronavirus was diagnosed in 2019.
1.5 metresStay at least 1.5m apart from others to help stop the spread.
14 daysUsually the self-isolation requirement is two full weeks.
Programs and support
Chronic disease support
People living with a chronic disease, or those who may be at risk of developing a one, are more likely to suffer more serious illness if they contract COVID-19. Our Better Living programs can help you manage chronic disease and develop strategies to better manage your health at a time when you need it most. If you have an appropriate level of cover you can get tailored advice, support and practical solutions that can help you live a healthier life. Read more about our Better Living Program.
Mental health support
Has the COVID-19 global pandemic impacted your mental health? Some of our Extras products can help with the cost of seeing a psychologist. Our Better Living programs include phone-based coaching from mental health professionals and, depending on your circumstances, this may include home-based visits. And finally, our Mental Health Navigator from Best Doctors can provide a full review of your existing mental health with recommendations for treatment options and ongoing support. Call our Member Care team on 1300 654 123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to check your level of cover and find out more.
Being overweight puts you at greater risk of experiencing severe symptoms of COVID-19. If you’ve struggled to lose weight, or need some help with your nutritional choices, we may be able to help. Your CBHS health cover qualifies you for a 20% reduction on the acclaimed 12-week weight loss program from the CSIRO. Read more about these benefits.
All information contained in this article is intended for general information purposes only. The information provided should not be relied upon as medical advice and does not supersede or replace a consultation with a suitably qualified healthcare professional.