Find a range of supports if you need medicine or medication during Covid-19.

If you require essential medicine or medication during Covid-19, find where to access support.

Government, Local Councils, local organisations, service providers and individuals offer a range of support services for people needing medicine or medication and who are impacted by Covid-19. Look at Australia Wide as well as your state or territory to find out more.

Australia Wide Support

Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus (COVID-19). The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

1800 020 080

If you require health support, seek help from a local GP, if you require emotional support or are feeling distressed call your mental health professional or Lifeline on 13 11 44 or go to our  Mental Health Support Page 

Talk to your local Doctor

Health Direct offer a finder service for your local GP or medical service. Call your doctor to discuss if you need to the visit the clinic to obtain prescriptions or obtain essential medication. Find Doctor's details.


Rather than visiting your Doctor you may be able to have a digital Telehealth appointment. This reduces risk of contracting Covid-19 and supports you to obtain essential medication or prescriptions. Click to learn about telehealth. 

Home Medicine Services

You may be able to have your medication home delivered under the COVID-19 National Health Plan – Home Medicines Services information for consumers. For more call your local pharmacy or chemist.