Southern NSW Local Health District (SNSWLHD) has been notified of a COVID-19 case in Googong. The source of infection has not yet been identified. Contact tracing and investigations are ongoing.
A small number of close contacts have been instructed to get tested and isolate.
SNSWLHD has been notified of a new venue of concern in Sutton, associated with a confirmed case of COVID 19 from the ACT. The case visited The Baker at Sutton, 1 Victoria Street while infectious from 7.20am to 7.35am on Wednesday 25 August and 7.00am to 8.00am on Thursday 26 August. Anyone who was at the bakery during these times should contact the public health team on 1300 066 055 and get tested and isolate.
The District urges everyone in the area to be alert for any cold-like symptoms that could signal COVID‑19, including headache, nausea, sore throat, runny nose, cough, loss of smell or taste, or fever. If symptoms appear, people must isolate and get tested immediately, and remain isolated until a negative result is received.
A pop up drive through testing clinic will be run in Heazlett Street, Googong (enter via Wellsvale Drive) on Tuesday 31 August and Wednesday 1 September from 7am – 4pm.
Testing is available at Queanbeyan:
Seiffert Oval drive through (operated by Histopath)
Enter via Yass Road
7am – 5pm, Monday - Sunday
Queanbeyan Showground drive through (operated by Laverty)
8am – 4pm, Monday – Friday 8am – 1pm Saturday
Queanbeyan District Hospital walk-in
107 Collett St. Entry at the rear of the hospital with dedicated parking on Collett Street.
8am – 4pm, Monday to Sunday
There are more than 460 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW. A full list of the clinic sites and hours is available on our website: https://www.snswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/our-services/infectious-disease/covid-19
If you are eligible, please also come forward for vaccination as soon as possible. There are more than 100 NSW vaccination clinics and outreach locations across the state in addition to GPs and pharmacists. Check your eligibility at https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
To help stop the spread of COVID-19:
- Wash your hands regularly. Take hand sanitiser with you when you go out.
- Keep your distance. Leave 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
- Wear a mask at all times when outside your home, except when exercising.
- If you are unwell, get tested and isolate right away - don't delay.
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