Last week there were two confirmed cases of community transmission of COVID-19 in NSW. If you have been to any of these locations during the time and date indicated you are a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case and must get tested immediately and self-isolate for 14 days.
Restrictions that were due to end on 10 May have been extended. The updated NSW COVID-19 restrictions apply to Greater Sydney, including Wollongong, Central Coast and Blue Mountains, now until 17 May. These restrictions include:
household visitors limited to 20 people, including children
mask wearing is compulsory in all public indoors venues, for front-of-house hospitality staff, and on public transport
no singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship
no dancing at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs, excluding weddings
no drinking while standing up at indoor venues
visitors to aged care facilities will be limited to two people.
Weekly update: COVID-19 vaccine roll-out
There are now threestate vaccination clinics in the central and eastern Sydney region – Homebush, RPA and St George. People aged less than 50 years who are part of Phase 1a and Phase 1b (this includes health, aged care and disability workers)can obtain the Pfizer vaccine from these clinics.
Located at Sydney Olympic Park, the new Homebush clinic will have the capacity to administer 30,000 vaccines each week. It is open six days a week from 8.00 am – 8.00 pm. To register use this link.
The St George Hospitalhub is open Monday to Fridayand is offering the Pfizer vaccine all days except Wednesday.Walk-ins will be accepted until Friday 4 June or you can bookthe Pfizer vaccineusing this link and AstraZeneca using this link.
As of 3 May, any Australian aged over 50 years can now get a COVID-19 vaccine from any one of our GP Respiratory Clinics. Several general practices have also already opened up to people aged over 50, and all COVID-vaccinating general practices will be offering the vaccine to those aged over 50 starting next Monday.
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