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NSW Health Alert

Given the latest cases of community transmission and updated health advice, NSW Health is asking people in the Sydney and Blue Mountains (excluding the Central Coast and Wollongong and the Illawarra) area to follow updated health advice from 4pm today until 12.01am Thursday 24 June 2021:

  • Avoid non-essential visits to aged care and disability facilities, but if visiting, wear a mask and limit visits to two people per day.
  • Masks will be mandatory on public transport from 4pm today.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged in all public indoor venues, such as retail, theatres, hospitals, aged care facilities, and for front-of-house hospitality staff.

General information

Council continues to take measured precautions to ensure we keep our staff and community safe.

We are closely following all advice provided by the Federal and State health authorities and we will continue to update information as it comes to hand.

Stay tuned to NSW Health updates for announcements regarding restrictions. 

We ask our community to cooperate for the health and safety of all. You can view NSW Health updates here

COVID-19 testing 

Testing clinics are available at a range of places across the Northern Beaches. Check NSW Health website for the most up-to-date information before attending.

Increased hygiene protocols

Remember the most effective things you can do is to practice social distancing (stay 1.5m from others) and good hygiene. 

Council has increased hygiene protocols at all our public facilities including installation of hand sanitiser and posters and stickers with hand washing instructions as well as additional cleaning services.

More information

The Australia Government Department of Health and NSW Health provides regular updates on their websites.

Read about the covid-19 health alert and in particular, how to protect yourself and others.

You can also learn more about protective measures against coronavirus from the World Health Organisation.

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade is also updating the Smartraveller website regularly.