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Disability and Youth Services
The Victorian Government has made wearing a face mask or face covering mandatory from 11:59pm on Wednesday, 22 July. This rule applies to anyone living in metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire when they leave home for any of the four permissible reasons:
People who do not comply may receive a $200 fine.
If you live in other parts of Victoria it is recommended you wear a face covering when you leave home if it is difficult to maintain a physical distance of 1.5 metres from others.
All CareChoice support staff will be wearing face masks when delivering services to our clients in all regions as part of our safe COVID-19 service delivery.
Are there disability exemptions?
There are disability-related exemptions and you do not have to wear a face covering or mask if you meet one of the following criteria:
More details are available on the DHHS websiteÂ here.