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New COVID – casual contact location – BP Chinderah Southbound

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The traveller stopped at the BP Chinderah Southbound Service Centre, Pacific Motorway, 69 Ozone Street, Chinderah on Wednesday 8 September between 1.45pm and 4.30pm.

‘Anyone who attended the BP Chinderah Southbound Service Centre at the time listed is a casual contact and must get tested and isolate until they receive a negative result),’ said Lynne Weir, Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District.

‘The case is not a resident of Northern NSW Local Health District and is no longer in the area.

‘It is vital that anyone who has any symptoms of COVID-19 gets tested as soon as they can and isolates while they await their result.’

Testing clinics in the Tweed region include:

  • Tweed Heads Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, 38-44 Boyd Street, Tweed Heads Specialist Centre. Open Monday to Friday, appointments not required
  • Tweed Heads QML Drive-through Pathology, Cnr Wharf Street and Florence Street, Tweed Heads. Open Monday to Friday, appointments not required
  • The Tweed Hospital, Solander Street, Tweed Heads. Open 7 days, appointments not required
  • South Tweed Heads 4Cyte Drive-through Pathology, 157-161 Minjungbal Drive, South Tweed Heads. Open 7 days, appointments not required
  • Murwillumbah 4Cyte Drive-through Pathology, 250 Tweed Valley Way, entry via Railway Street, Murwillumbah. Open 7 days, no appointment required.
  • Murwillumbah Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, 14 King Street, Murwillumbah. Open Monday to Friday, appointments not required
  • Murwillumbah Respiratory Clinic, 14 King Street, Murwillumbah. Open Monday – Friday, appointments required.

You can find testing clinics and their opening hours on the NSW government website or you can also contact your GP.

There are no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported among residents of Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD),’ said Lynne Weir, Acting Chief Executive Northern NSW Local Health District.


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