COVID-19 and new parents: updated advice for child and family services

21 April 2020
Advice for the child and family services to support new parents during the COVID-19 pandemic has been updated.

Maternal Child and Health services are prioritising access for young infants and new parents, aboriginal parents and families with additional needs and complexity by providing appointments via electronic or phone consultation in the first instance, followed by a short (< 15 minutes) face to face consultation based on clinical need and risk.  This is inclusive of Universal and Enhanced Programs.

Further information: Download the COVID-19 and new parents fact sheet.