South Australia COVID-19 updates

This page contains the latest updates and information for pharmacists in South Australia.


For nationally relevant information visit PSA’s dedicated COVID-19 web page.

Since Monday 14 December 2020, the Direction no longer mandates the use of masks in pharmacies for patients, pharmacists and staff. The current Direction details can be found here.


The use of face masks by pharmacists and pharmacy staff remains recommended


SA Health has also published FAQs on mandatory mask use in health care settings, which is available here.


SA Health has also published information on mandatory mask use in health care settings, including information, resources and FAQs. These can be accessed below:

Keeping safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic

The current testing criteria in South Australia can be found here.

Doctors and diagnostic laboratories are required to notify the Communicable Disease Control Branch Medical Officer on call of any suspected cases on 1300 232 272 (24 hours 7 days per week).

The location of COVID-19 clinics and testing centres are available via the SA Health website.

If you have any queries or are looking for the latest, up-to-date advice regarding COVID-19 in your state or territory, please contact your local PSA office.