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May 23, 2024

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Testing at GSAC this weekend. Photo supplied.

With the community in lockdown, Lismore City Council says it is important for to get tested for COVID-19, even if you only have the mildest of symptoms.

To help make it easier for residents in the local area, a new testing clinic has been set up today at the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre (GSAC) and will operate through this weekend.

The clinic will operate tomorrow, Saturday, 17 September and Sunday, 18 September from 8am to 3pm.

The test is safe, free and you do not need a Medicare card.

Entry is via Oliver Avenue and the exit will be on to Simeoni Drive.

Anyone with even the mildest of symptoms of cold and flu is urged to get tested and self-isolate until a negative test result is received.

It is advised to please wear your masks until you are told to remove for testing purposes.

Other local testing sites

•    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.

For further information on the lockdown, testing clinics and latest exposure sites go to https://nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/.


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1 COMMENT

  1. The unfunny thing about this notice is that it does NOT tell you how to get vaccinated.
    It seems there is no vaccine available.
    I have been on a waiting list for two and half months and still waiting. I have had one jab and they put back my second jab not until the end of October.
    Where is all this vaccine? Not in the Northern Rivers.

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