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UPDATED: Monday, September 20, 10.49am

NNSWLHD had previously incorrectly reported the venue as the Lismore Workers Club in Keen Street, Lismore as a close contact location – and anyone who had been at that location does IS NOT considered a close contact and DOES NOT need to get tested or self-isolate.


Northern NSW Local Health District has been notified of a number of venues of concern
associated with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region.

Anyone who attended the Lismore Lismore Workers Club, last Tuesday, 14 September between 10.35am and 11.50am is a close contact and must get tested and isolate for 14 days since they were there, regardless of the result.

NSW Health sends a text message to people who have checked in at close-contact venues with further information.

Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed are considered a casual contact and must get tested and isolate until they get a negative result.

Goonellabah Caltex 2 Simeoni Drive 14 September between 9am and 9.30am and on 17 September  between 2.15pm and 2.45pm;

Goonellabah Pharmacy Shop 1, Goonellabah Village, 14 September between 10am and 10.15am;

Goonellabah Village Newsagency 3/1 Simeoni Drive, 14 September between 10.15am and 10.25am;

Goonellabah Just Crazy Bargains, 15 September between 3.45pm – 4.05pm, and;

Goonellabah Woolworths, 15 September 4.06pm and 4.45pm.

Please get tested even if you have had a test in recent days. If your exposure at this venue was in the past four days, you must get another test on day five from the date of exposure.

Wear a mask around others and limit your movements until you get another negative result. You should continue to monitor for symptoms and if any symptoms appear, get tested and isolate again.

If you are directed to get tested for COVID-19 or self-isolate at any time, you must follow the rules given to you by Health staff, whether or not the venue or exposure setting is listed on the NSW Health website.

Anyone with even the mildest of cold-like symptoms is urged to immediately come forward for testing and isolate until a negative result is received.

There are several testing clinics in the Lismore, Ballina and Byron areas:

• Lismore Base Hospital – Uralba Street, Lismore, open seven days. Appointments not required.

• Lismore Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology – 62 Wyrallah Road, Shop 12, Wyrallah Road Shopping Centre, Lismore. Open Monday to Saturday, appointments not required.

• Lismore 4Cyte Pathology Drive-through Clinic – 47-49 Dawson Street, Lismore. Open Monday to Friday, appointments not required.

• Southern Cross University Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Drive-through Clinic – Military Road, Southern Cross University, East Lismore. Open Tuesday to Friday, appointments not required.

• Goonellabah QML Pathology Drive-through and Walk in Clinic – 50 Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre (GSAC), Goonellabah, 8am – 3pm.

• Ballina 4Cyte Pathology Drive-through Clinic – 319 River Street, 2480, Ballina, 8am to 2pm.

• Byron Central Hospital Fever Clinic – Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay, opening at 9am.

There are more than 500 COVID-19 testing locations across NSW, many of which are
open seven days a week. To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or
contact your GP.


 

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2 COMMENTS

    • Hi Robert.
      The NNSWLHD sent us a release yesterday saying the Lismore Workers Club was a venue of concern.
      TODAY they sent us a release saying that was wrong and it was the Lismore Workers Sports Club in Goonellabah.

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