This guidance provides information and advice on how the Department’s Health, Wellbeing and Inclusion Workforces (HWIW) deliver services to support students and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This guidance has been prepared having regard to the directions issued by the Victorian Chief Health Officer (CHO) about current advice in relation to COVID-19. Given the evolving nature of the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this advice is subject to frequent changes. All staff are encouraged to review the latest advice and directions at DHHS – COVID-19External Link , current advice on COVID-19External Link (staff login required) and the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 advice for schools, teachers and principalsExternal Link .

The guidance contains the following chapters:

  • HWIW service provision in Victorian government schools
  • HWIW working in schools during COVID-19 OHS guidance
  • Health and Wellbeing Key Contact function
Guidance for Department COVID-19 — Health, Wellbeing and Inclusion Workforce Support for Schools information

Reviewed 22 October 2021

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