On ABC Radio National this morning I spoke about the importance of attending regular appointments and health checks. This is especially important if you are managing cancer, diabetes and other chronic conditions.
There are systems in place to protect non-coronavirus patients.
Many GPs are now offering tele-health, and pathology testing centres are separating COVID-19 patients from others to keep patients safe.
Please don't delay care by waiting to go to the hospital until symptoms have developed into a serious illness. You could be putting yourself at risk of long-term damage to your health.