Exposure Locations Testing Requirements Direction 20 July 2021, South Australia

The Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Exposure Locations Testing Requirements No 1) Direction 2021 commenced at 9.25pm 20 July 2021.

This Direction applies regardless of whether a person has received a notification from SA Health notifying them that they were at an exposure site.

Any additional exposure sites are listed on the SA Health website www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/infectious+diseases/covid-19/testing+and+tracing/contact+tracing

If you have been to the following sites you and your household must get tested and quarantine:

  • Adelaide – The Greek on Halifax –
    • Saturday 17 July 2021 between 6pm – 10pm
  • Craigmore – Topz Shopz 3/2 Zurich Road
    • Saturday 17 July 2021 between 11am – 11.30am
    • Sunday 18 July 2021 between 8.30am – 9.15am
  • Golden Grove – OPSM, Golden Grove Village Shopping Centre
    • Saturday 17 July 2021 between 3pm – 4.45pm
  • Greenacres – Coles, Greenacres Shopping Centre
    • Friday 16 July – 2.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Hindmarsh – Gaganis Bros
    • Friday 16 July – 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • Modbury – Commonwealth Bank
    • Wednesday 14 July – 10.30 am to 12.15 pm
    • Tuesday 13 July – 10.00 am to 11.15 am
  • Munno Para – Caltex
    • Saturday 17 July – 9.10am to 9.55am
  • Munno Para – Dan Murphy’s
    • Sunday 18 July – 11.00am to 11.45am
    • Saturday 17 July – 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Munno Para – Foodland, Munno Para Shopping Centre
    • Sunday 18 July – 11.15am to 12.00pm
    • Saturday 17 July – 9.00am to 10.00am
  • Munno Para – Smokemart & GiftBox, Munno Para Shopping Centre
    • Sunday 18 July – 11.00am to 11.45am
    • Saturday 17 July – 9.10am to 9.55am
  • Munno Para – TAB, Munno Para Shopping Centre
    • Sunday 18 July – 10.45am to 11.45am
    • Saturday 17 July – 10.30am to 11.30am
  • Ridgehaven – Chemist Warehouse, Pelican Plaza
    • Sunday 18 July – 5.40 pm to 6.00 pm
  • St Agnes – Aldi, St Agnes Shopping Centre
    • Tuesday 13 July – 10.20 am to 11.30 am
  • Additional exposure sites will be updated and listed on the SA Health website regularly (link below).

If you have been to the following sites you must get tested and quarantine:

  • Golden Grove – Golden Grove Village Shopping Centre
    • Saturday 17 July – 3.00 pm to 4.45 pm
  • Golden Grove – The Grove Newsagency, Golden Grove Village Shopping Centre
    • Saturday 17 July – 3.30 pm to 3.45 pm
  • Modbury – Modbury Hospital Emergency Department –
    • Sunday 18 July 10.00pm to Monday 19 July 8.00a
  • St Agnes – St Agnes Shopping Centre –
    • Tuesday 13 July – 10.20 am to 11.30 am
  • Additional exposure sites will be updated and listed on the SA Health website regularly (link below).

The Direction prescribes the following requirements for people who have been to the exposure sites at the relevant times requiring a person to quarantine for 14 days and submit to COVID-19 testing:

  • Travel by the most direct practical route and means to their residential premises unless they are already at that location;
  • All identified people must reside and remain isolated and segregated from other people at the residential premises for a period of 14 days commencing the last day they attended the business or site (or the member of their household attended the business where relevant);
  • Ensure that they do not leave the designated residential premises unless:
    • for medical purposes, to obtain medical care or medical supplies
    • to receive a COVID-19 test;
    • in an emergency situation;
    • to receive the second dose of COVID-19 vaccination once permission has been obtained by an authorised officer;

      or otherwise specified by the State Coordinator, his delegate or an authorised officer.

  • Wear a mask when leaving the residential premises and only travel directly to/from the destination (e.g. testing site, vaccination site);
  • Take reasonable steps to ensure no other person enters the place unless another person usually resides at the premises, they are also isolating or they provide/receive care to/from the nominated person;
  • Follow all reasonable directions from a treating medical practitioner;
  • Submit to a COVID-19 test on day 1, 5 and 13 of this Direction being issued.

    Note- if the person has received a test in between the day of attending the site and before this direction was in place they are not required to obtain an additional day 1 test; and

  • Notify SA Health immediately if they develop any COVID-19 symptoms

If the person is advised by a medical practitioner that they have tested positive to COVID-19 they must remain in a health or other facility in accordance with the instruction provided until a medical practitioner certifies that the person is eligible for discharge.

If the person received a negative COVID-19 test result they must complete the specified 14 day self-quarantine period and continue to remain segregated from other people.

If you have been to the following sites you must get tested:

  • Greenacres – Greenacres Shopping Centre
    • Friday 16 July – 2.30 pm to 3.45 pm

    Munno Para – Munno Para Shopping Centre

    • Sunday 18 July – 10.45am to 12.00pm
    • Saturday 17 July – 9.00am to 12.00pm
  • Additional exposure sites will be updated and listed on the SA Health website regularly (link below).

Any person present at the businesses at the times specified directly above is required to:

  • Have a COVID-19 test on day 1 (or as soon as possible after that day), 5 and 13, and otherwise when directed to do so by a person acting on behalf of SA Health or an authorised officer.
  • Must isolate until they receive a negative day 1 COVID-19 test result.
  • A person must submit to a COVID-19 test must not refuse or fail to comply with the reasonable requirement of this direction.
  • Notify SA Health immediately if they develop any COVID-19 symptoms.

The Communicable Diseases Control Branch can be contacted on 1300 232 272.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

For further information please call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday or go to www.sa.gov.au/covid-19

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