NSW Health COVID-19 self-isolation guidelines
Guidance for anyone who is self-isolating at home. Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Self-Isolation) Order, anyone self-isolating at home is legally obliged to comply with the guideline. This guideline does not apply to casual contacts, however it is recommended they follow the factsheet for casual contacts.
- NSW Health air transportation guidelines
Guidance for people who provide transportation services to international passengers or crew, declared flight crew members who are driving a private vehicle to their residence and declared flight crew who live in NSW and are self-isolating at home. There is a legal obligation, under the Public Health (COVID-19 Air Transportation Quarantine) Order, for these transport providers, crew and their employers to comply with the guideline.
- NSW guidelines for the onward domestic travel of international aircrew
Guidance for flight crew who are residents of an Australian state or territory other than NSW, who plan to travel onwards to their home jurisdiction after having been in a country other than Australia or New Zealand in the previous 14 days. Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Air Transportation Quarantine) Order, flight crew are legally obliged to comply with the guideline.
- Interstate traveller guidelines
Guidance for interstate travellers who have been in an interstate place of high concern and are currently in NSW, or are transiting through NSW to the ACT. Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Interstate Travellers) Order, these travellers are legally obliged to comply with the guidelines.
- Appropriate personal protective equipment for maritime workers
Guidance on the recommended level of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be worn by seaport workers. Under the Public Health (COVID-19 Maritime Quarantine) Order 2021, crew disembarking the vessel to undertake essential tasks, as well as persons permitted to board a vessel must comply with the NSW Health Guidelines. This guideline does not apply to vessels originating in Australia, that have not stopped at a port outside of Australia, and where each person boarded the vessel in Australia, and no one on the vessel has been outside of Australia or New Zealand in the previous 14 days.
Fact sheets, information and advice
Suspected or confirmed cases and close and casual contacts
- People with COVID-19 symptoms
Fact sheet for people who develop symptoms of COVID-19
- Confirmed cases
Fact sheet for people who have tested positive for COVID-19
- Close contacts
Fact sheet for people who have been identified as a close contact of a person with COVID-19
- Secondary close contacts
Fact sheet for household members and people who have been in close proximity to a close contact
- Casual contacts
Fact sheet for people who have been identified as a casual contact of a person with COVID-19
- International flight crew
Quarantine, self-isolation and testing information for international flight crew. Includes frequently asked questions, declaration forms and advice for foreign nationals.
- Maritime workers and crew
- People who work in high risk settings
Advice for people who work in high risk settings such as hotel quarantine facilities and transport, international airports, health and aged care facilities, residential disability care facilities, crowded or high density housing, prisons, boarding schools, homeless shelters and residential/crisis hostels, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and food processing, distribution and cold storage facilities, including abattoirs.
For parents and carers
- Appropriate transportation
Fact sheet on how to travel safely to and from your place of quarantine or self-isolation during the quarantine period if permitted. Travel guidance for people who provide transportation services to international passengers or crew and declared flight crew who are self-isolating at home can be found at NSW Health air transportation guidelines.
Financial support for individuals and households
If you’re affected by COVID-19 and experiencing financial difficulty, please visit
NSW Government - Financial support for individuals and households for information on what financial support is available.