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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information on medicines and medical devices

The TGA is publishing the latest information about medicines and medical devices as it relates to COVID-19 on this page.

Please read the information below before contacting the TGA to see if your question is already answered.

14 January 2022
Important information about the use of COVID-19 point-of-care tests.
12 January 2022

A list of self-tests that are approved in Australia

12 January 2022

Find information about advertising COVID-19 rapid tests.

12 January 2022
Answers to frequently asked questions in relation to rapid antigen tests.
11 January 2022

Find information about advertising COVID-19 rapid tests.

21 December 2021

The TGA is undertaking a post-market review of all Point of Care and Laboratory tests included in the ARTG, which are intended to identify patients with COVID-19, to ensure they can detect the emerging SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants and remain accurate.

8 November 2021
Information for advertisers and consumers relating to ads for therapeutic goods that claim to treat or prevent COVID-19, including specific advertising requirements and consequences for non-compliance
29 January 2021
Two emergency exemptions that were made to facilitate the supply of ventilators and personal protective equipment in Australia during the COVID-19 emergency will cease on 31 January 2021.
30 September 2020
The TGA has issued an infringement notice totalling $13,320 to Sydney-based company Hepworth Industrial Wear for the alleged unlawful importation of surgical face masks in relation to COVID-19.
3 September 2020
The TGA has initiated proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia in response to alleged unlawful advertising of hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers by Oxymed Australia and its sole director, Mr Malcolm Hooper.

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Department of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert — for information and advice not specific to therapeutic goods.

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