What do I need to know about COVID-19? Listen now

WSLHD Public Health Unit director Dr Shopna Bag, Corporate Communications specialist Harrison Vesey, and Infectious Disease Services director Professor Tania Sorrell.

What is COVID-19, how can you protect yourself, and what happens if you test positive?

The answers to these burning questions and many more are in episode two of Western Sydney Health Check.

The new weekly podcast from Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) tackles the big health topics with leading experts, and this week features two distinguished guests in Professor Tania Sorrell and Dr Shopna Bag.

Prof Sorrell is the Director of Infectious Disease Services at Westmead and Director of the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity at the University of Sydney.

Dr Bag is the director of the WSLHD Public Health Unit, tasked with looking after COVID-19 patients in the community and tracking down anyone they may have been in close contact with while contagious.

Together the experts answer the most common questions about this new disease and what precautions you should be taking.

Listen to episode two now, catch up on episode one with WSLHD chief executive Graeme Loy, and never miss an episode by subscribing on Spotify – just search for Western Sydney Health Check.