Southern NSW Local Health District is continuing to urge the community to get tested for COVID-19 if experiencing any symptoms, with new testing clinics opening in Merimbula and Yass and clinic opening hours changing in Jindabyne.
If symptoms appear, including headache, nausea, sore throat, loss of smell or taste and fever, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.
Contact tracing of new cases in Pambula has been completed, and staff at two venues have been assessed as casual contacts. Patrons at one venue have been assessed as low risk. All close contacts have been contacted.
Additional Testing in Merimbula and Yass
A pop-up drive through testing clinic will open at Club Sapphire, 119 Main Street, Merimbula this Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4pm.
The Yass Walker Park drive-through testing clinic on Merriman Drive, Yass, will open on Sunday 8am – 1pm.
Change to testing in Jindabyne
The testing clinic at JJ Connors Oval, Jindabyne, will close this weekend but continue to operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 3pm. Anyone in Jindabyne who develops symptoms over the weekend should attend the drive-through clinic at Cooma Showgrounds, open daily 8.00am to 4.00pm.
There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. It is important that everyone aged 12 years and over continues to come forward for the COVID-19 vaccination. It is easy to book using the Commonwealth Government’s Vaccine