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Three new venues of concern have been added to the list of COVID-19 venues of concern following a student at Goonellabah Public School testing positive for CVOID-19.

‘Anyone who attended the following venues at the times listed is a casual contact and must get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result,’ said a spokesperson for the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD).

Venues of concern

Evans Head:

Muzza’s Milk Bar, 1/5 Oak Street on Sunday 12 September between 1.15pm to 1.45pm.

Lismore:

Silly Solly’s, 185 Keen Street, Tuesday 14 September between 8.55am to 9.00am

Lifeline Shop 71 Magellan Street, Tuesday 14 September between 9.05am to 9.20am.

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

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.

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.

Please continue to check this page regularly, as the list of venues of concern and relevant health advice are being updated as new cases emerge and investigations continue.

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 four testing clinics in the Lismore area:

  • 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 – 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.

To find your nearest clinic visit COVID-19 testing clinics or contact your GP.


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1 COMMENT

  1. I cannot understand how a local resident can be so uncaring of Lismore businesses & people as to bring Covid into our area .Now we are all back into lockdown & how will families continue to manage when lockdown is now the 1st week of the school holidays . Cruel!!!

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