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

All close contacts are contacted directly and informed as part of normal contact tracing
processes. They must get tested and isolate according to the advice they are given by NSW
Health.

Anyone else who has been at these venues below at the date and time listed is considered
a casual contact and must immediately get tested and isolate until a negative result is
received.

Casual contacts should also get a test on day six after exposure, but do not have
to isolate while waiting for this result, if they are well.

NNSWLHD COVID-19 venues of concern – October 14.

These schools are closed until further notice for cleaning and contact tracing, after a school community member/s tested positive for COVID-19:

  • Ballina Coast High School
  • The Rivers Secondary College, Lismore High Campus

All staff and students are asked to self-isolate and follow the NSW Health advice and protocols.

NSW Health has requested anyone who has been unwell or if you develop any symptoms such as a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of smell/taste, muscle/joint pains, diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting or extreme tiredness to be tested at one of the COVID-19 testing clinics.

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.


 

Recent stories, information and updates regarding COVID-19

Hundreds queue to have COVID test and two new cases in...

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is urging people to continue coming forward for testing and vaccination after two further COVID-19 cases were reported in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, October 14. 

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Outcry over closure sees two Tweed Council libraries reopen their doors

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New positive COVID-19 case at Ballina Coast High School

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The say ‘beer’ a lot press conference on NSW opening up

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The vaxed and non-vaxed rules of the Tweed

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