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COVID-19 Venue of Concern – West Ballina BP

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Authorities are yet to give details of a confirmed case of COVID-19 who visited the BP Travel Centre and the Northern NSW Local Health District is asking that anyone who was Centre at 41 Bruxner Highway, West Ballina on Friday between 8am and 8.30am get tested for COVID-19.

In a press release posted this evening, Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District Lynne Weir said that authorities were notified that a confirmed case of COVID-19 visited the BP Travel Centre on August 20.

‘Anyone who attended the BP Travel Centre at 41 Bruxner Highway, West Ballina on Friday 20 August from 8am to 8.30am is a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is received.

‘As the current situation evolves, we strongly encourage people to present for testing at the first sign of a respiratory or cold-like illness, such as a runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever or headache.

Testing clinics open tomorrow (Monday) in the Ballina area include:

 Ballina 4Cyte Pathology Ballina Drive-through Clinic, 319 River Street
 Ballina Respiratory Clinic, 92 Tamar Street, Shop 12, Tamar Shopping Village,
 Alstonville Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, 106 Main Street, Shop 2, Alstonville
 Southern Cross University Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Drive-through Clinic Military Road, Southern Cross University, East Lismore
 Lismore Base Hospital, Uralba Street
 Lismore Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, 62 Wyrallah Road, Shop 12, Wyrallah Road Shopping Centre

‘Once you have been tested, go straight home and self-isolate until you receive a negative result,’ said Ms Weir.

There are more than 450 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are open seven days a week.

To find your nearest clinic visit: www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/how-to-protectyourself and-others/clinics.


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