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‘A stay-at-home order for Lismore Local Government Area (LGA) will be introduced from midnight tonight until 11 October 2021 due to an increased COVID-19 public health risk,’ said a Northern NSW Health District (NNSWHD) spokesperson said.

‘This stay-at-home order will also apply to anyone who has been in Lismore LGA since 28 September 2021. Everyone in this area must stay at home unless it is for an essential reason, which includes shopping for food, medical care, getting vaccinated, compassionate needs, exercise and work or tertiary education if you can’t work or study at home.’

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are encouraged to come forward for testing.

Use the COVID-19 vaccine clinic finder to find your nearest vaccination clinic, or visit the NSW Government COVID-19 vaccination webpage.


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COVID update December 3: One new case and advice for international...

One new case of COVID-19 was reported for Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) in the 24 hours to 8pm 2 December. Northern NSW Local Health District, Chief Executive, Wayne Jones, said the case is located in the Lismore Local...

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COVID update – Aquarius, Lismore sewage fragments and the South African...

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COVID update: a new Byron case, Aquarius and Community Support Accommodation

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  1. More lockdowns, PCR Testings ( for you who are mentally challenged it means a test that is run way over the resolutions required to present false positives. Try it with a goat, a paw paw and possibly an old sock…you will be assured of a false COVID results. Try turning off the Tv and STOP getting tested if you aren’t sick….ITS NOT F”ing rocket science !

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