In case of fire, medical or police emergency, dial 000.

Do you need medical care or advice?

There are lots of care options available this holiday season.

For non-life-threatening health concerns when you can’t visit your doctor, call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 (this service is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Call Triple Zero (000) or visit a hospital emergency department immediately if you have chest pressure or pain lasting more than 10 minutes, difficulty breathing, uncontrollable bleeding, sudden collapse or overdose. 

Visit Emergency Department Waiting Times for how long you can expect to wait at participating hospitals.

Refer to Emergency preparedness for information on how to prepare, prevent, respond to and recover from emergencies and major incidents.

Visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) for advice and information for community and businesses. Includes information about COVID-19 symptoms, testing and social distancing in addition to frequently asked questions and other resources.

NSW Health contact numbers

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Current as at: Thursday 21 December 2023
Contact page owner: NSW Ministry of Health